Galena Hops

Characteristics

Galena is a high-alpha (12 to 14% AAU) all purpose bittering hop. This is a pungent, very bitter variety that can be used in a wide range of beer styles.
According to John Palmer's How To Brew webpage, Galena is "the most widely used commercial bittering hop in the US."

Specifications

Typical Use : Bittering Alpha Acid : 12 to 14% AAU
Origination : USA
Characteristics : Clean, Pungent
Styles : Most any style as bittering component
Similar Hops : Brewers Gold, Chinook, Nugget.

 

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All Grain Recipe - Black Butte Porter Clone ::: ??? (5 Gal)

Grain Bill

10 lbs. - 2 Row Pale Malt
1/2 lbs. - Crystal Malt (60L)
1/2 lb - Chocolate Malt
1/4 lb - Black Patent Malt

Hop Schedule

1/4 oz - Galena hops (60 min.)
3/4 oz - Cascade hops (30 min.)
1 oz - Tettnanger hops (5 min.)

Yeast

White Labs London Ale Yeast (WLP013)

Mash/Sparge/Boil

Mash at 152° to 154° for 60 min.
Sparge as usual
Cool and ferment at 66° to 71°

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