African Queen hops, formerly known as Experimental Hop 98J17/63, are a South African hop variety that is brand new and available exclusively to Homebrewers from Northern Brewer!
This special flavor aroma hop has uniquely intriguing characteristics. Bred as an IPA hop, it contributes strong citrus, stone fruit, black currant, and gooseberry notes. Perfect for late additions to IPAs and American Pale Ales.
Typical Alpha Acids 12-17%. Aroma hop. Unique fruit flavors and aromas.
|Typical Usage||Aroma and Late Addition|
|Aroma||Gooseberry, sweet fruits, cassis, clove, lemongrass, chilies|
|Alpha Acid||14.0 - 17.1%|
|Beta Acid%||3.9 - 5.6%|
|Cohumulone||26.5 - 30.1%|
|Total Oils (ml/100g)||1.3%|
|Farnesene % of total Oil||4.9%|
|Main Growing Country||South Africa|
|Beer Style||Amber Ale,American Pale Ale/Cream Ale,IPA|
|Country of Origin||South Africa|
|Alpha Acid||High (10+%)|