Magnum Hops

Characteristics

Sometimes referred to as Yakima Magnum. Magnum is a good, clean, all purpose bittering hop. It is sometimes described as having a floral character. Alpha acids are high, usually between 12 and 14% AAU. This hop was bred in 1980 bred in 1980 at Huell, the German Hop Research Instititute. It was a cross between Galena and the German male 75/5/3. Usage is best in ale styles like Pale Ale and IPA, or any strong ales. Other sources say they are good for Pils and Lager styles. This wide range of use is due to this hop's clean characteristics.

Specifications

Typical Use : Bittering
Alpha Acid : 12 to 14% AAU
Origination : USA and Germany
Commercial Examples : ???
Characteristics : Clean, Bitter, sometimes described as Citrus
Styles : American Pale Ale, American IPA, Strong Ale
Similar Hops : Horizon, Perle, Northern Brewer

 

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All Grain Recipe - Basic Cascade IPA ::: 1.052/1.010 (5 Gal)

Grain Bill

10 lbs. - 2 Row
1 lb. - Carapils

Hop Schedule

2 oz. - Magnum - 60 min.
1 oz - Cascade - 30 min.
1 oz - Cascade - 10 min.
1 oz - Cascade - 3 min.
1 oz - Cascade - At Flameout

Yeast

White Labs California Ale Yeast (WLP001) - 1800 ml. starter

Mash/Sparge/Boil

Mash In with 3 gallons at 152° for 60 min
Mash Out with 1 gallon at 185° - hold 10 min
Drain Mash Tun
Sparge with ~3 gallons at 175°
Boil Time - 90 min.

Notes

This is a very basic American IPA recipe that showcases both the clean intensity
of the Magnum hop and the citrus characteristics of Cascade.

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