50g Moutere Hops (Brooklyn) AA 17 to 19%
Moutere is a relatively new hop variety that was developed in New Zealand. It’s a dual-purpose hop that can be used for both bittering and aroma, and it’s known for its complex and intense flavor profile.
Moutere hops are a high-alpha hop that can be used in a variety of beer styles, from IPAs and pale ales to stouts and porters. They’re known for their intense and complex flavor profile, which includes notes of tropical fruit, citrus, and pine.
Moutere hops are known for their intense and complex flavor profile. They have a strong tropical fruit character, with notes of passionfruit, mango, and pineapple. They also have a citrus character, with notes of grapefruit and lemon, as well as a piney character that can add a nice bitterness to beers.
Moutere hops have a strong and complex aroma profile that includes notes of tropical fruit, citrus, and pine. They’re a great choice for adding a bold and fruity aroma to beers, and they can complement other hop varieties that are used for aroma.
Beer Style Suggestions:
Moutere hops are a versatile hop that can be used in a variety of beer styles, but they’re particularly well-suited for hop-forward beers like IPAs and pale ales. They’re also a great choice for hazy and juicy IPAs, where their tropical fruit character can really shine. Moutere hops can also be used in stouts and porters, where they can add a nice bitterness and a subtle piney character to these rich and complex beers.
Moutere hops have a unique flavor profile, so finding a perfect substitute can be challenging. However, some good alternatives include Citra, Simcoe, and Amarillo hops, all of which have a strong tropical fruit and citrus character. Other substitutes that can be used in a pinch include Galaxy and El Dorado hops. Ultimately, the best hop substitute for Moutere will depend on the specific recipe and desired flavor profile.
This IPA showcases the unique tropical fruit and pine flavors of Moutere hops from New Zealand. The beer is balanced by a firm malt backbone and a clean, crisp finish.
Estimated ABV: 6.5%
Final Volume: 23L
Original Gravity: 1.062
Final Gravity: 1.012
Colour: 7 SRM
GRAIN – MASH @ 66c
4.5 kg Pale Ale Malt
0.5 kg Munich Malt
0.25 kg CaraMalt
0.25 kg Crystal 40L
20 g Moutere hops at 60 minutes
20 g Moutere hops at 20 minutes
30 g Moutere hops at flameout
100 g Moutere hops for dry hopping
YEAST – FERMENT @ 19c
Lallemand BRY-97 or SafAle US-05.
Note: This recipe assumes a batch size of 23L and a brewhouse efficiency of 70%. Adjust the amount of hops and grains accordingly if your equipment or efficiency is different.