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Loral (US)

$0.10 $0.09 | $9.49/100g

Loral™, formerly known as HBC 291, provides a more traditional yet unique hop character, providing the floral and herbal notes one would expect from a fine noble aroma hop. Its mother is the U.S. developed aroma variety Glacier; the grandmother being the long-established European noble aroma variety known as Tardif de Bourgogne originating in the Bourgogne region of Eastern France. The father is a son of the U.S. developed Nugget variety. Loral™ is characterized by having numerous small, dense cones with moderate alpha acids.

Specific aroma descriptors include grapefruit, melon, lime, gooseberry, passion fruit and lychee.

The aroma profile of Loral™ has been described as a “super noble hop” with its wonderful floral and herbal notes followed by a backdrop of citrus and earthy character. A touch of sweet fruity aroma rounds out this well-balanced hop. In beer, the floral notes are accentuated yet complemented nicely by fruity and citrus with just a hint of herbal. Don’t expect an in-your-face fruity character with Loral™ as seen with some recent U.S. variety releases – this hop is approachable and balanced. Great for distinctive IPAs and pale ales but perfect for sessionable and lager-style beers.

Alpha Acid %: 10 – 12
Use: Dual Pupose
Aroma: Grapefruit, melon, lime, gooseberry, passion fruit and lychee
Grown: USA

Enter the amount of hops you require below to the nearest gram (g). The minimum order amount is 50g.

Choose to have your hops packaged in a foil bag or regular vacuum sealed bag. We recommend a regular vacuum seal bag if you are planning on resealing them with your household vacuum sealer.

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