Mandarina Bavaria has a pleasantly fruity aroma revealing a strong tangerine note with slightly sweet aroma impressions. It is useful for both flavor and aroma and imparts slightly sweet notes of tangerine and citrus, especially when used for dry hopping.
- Type 90 Pellets
Daughter of Cascade (USDA), Hallertau Blanc and Hüll Melon, Mandarina Bavaria originated in Hüll, Germany and was released to the brewing masses in 2012. Due to Mandarina Bavaria aroma and taste characteristics she has been classified as a ”Flavor Hop“.
- Tangerine note
- Slightly sweet impression
General Trade Perception:
Displays a pleasant fruitiness in finished beers. Mandarina Bavaria is suitable for the use in top- and bottom-fermenting beer. The unique character can be individually adjusted to existing beer flavor profile. Mandarina Bavaria – brewed beers demonstrated high quality of bitterness and most notably an upgrade of flavor profile of these brews. The special aroma notes of Mandarina Bavaria can be carried over from hops to finished beer when dry-hopping technique is applied.
Mandarina Bavaria is a versatile higher alpha hop that can be used for a variety of styles including:
- Belgian Ale
- French Ale
- Hoppy Pilsners
Technical Analysis Information:
Bred at the Hop Research Institute in Hull and released in 2012.
- Alpha: 8.5 – 10.5 %
- Beta: 5 – 6.5 %
- Co-Humulone: approx. 33 %
- Total Oil*: approx. 2.0 ml/100 g
- Myrcene*: 70.0
- Beta-Caryophyllene*: 1.7
- Humulene*: 5.1
- Farnesene*: 1.0
- Linalool*: 0.3
- Limonene*: 0.2
- Geraniol*: 0.6
- Nerol*: 0.1
- Citronellol*: < 0.1
- 2-Methylbutyl-isobutyrat*: 1.5
* Total oil as per EBC 7.10; single substances in % of total oils as per EBC 7.12
ACID/OIL RANGE LOW HIGH
ALPHA ACID 7-10% 0 20 (mid)
BETA ACID 5-6.5% 0 15 (med/low)
TOTAL OIL 2.1-2.3 mL/100g 0 4 (med/high)