50g Perle Hop Pellets
Perle is a classic German hop variety that is often used in a variety of beer styles for both bittering and aroma purposes.
Alpha Acid: 7%
Crop Year: 2023
Perle hops are a versatile hop variety that can be used for both bittering and aroma. They have a moderate alpha acid content, which makes them a good choice for adding bitterness to beers. They also have a pleasant aroma and flavor profile, with a combination of spicy, floral, and herbal notes.
Perle hops have a pleasant and well-rounded flavor profile that is characterized by spicy, floral, and herbal notes. They have a moderate bitterness that can add balance to beers, as well as a slightly spicy and herbal character that can complement other hop varieties.
Perle hops have a mild aroma that is characterized by spicy, floral, and herbal notes. They’re not as aromatic as some other hop varieties, but they can add a subtle spiciness and floral character to beers.
Beer Style Suggestions:
Perle hops are a versatile hop that can be used in a variety of beer styles. They’re often used in German-style lagers, such as Pilsners and Helles, where their subtle herbal and spicy character can complement the clean and crisp malt character. They’re also a good choice for Belgian-style Saisons and Farmhouse Ales, where their floral and spicy notes can complement the yeast character. Perle hops can also be used in English-style ales and American-style Pale Ales, where they can add a unique twist to traditional styles.
Perle hops have a unique flavor and aroma profile, so finding a perfect substitute can be challenging. However, some good alternatives include Spalt, Tettnanger, and Hallertau hops, all of which have a similar spicy and floral character. Other substitutes that can be used in a pinch include Mount Hood and Liberty hops. Ultimately, the best hop substitute for Perle will depend on the specific recipe and desired flavor profile.
Perle German Lager
This traditional German-style lager showcases the delicate and floral flavors of Perle hops. The malt bill provides a light and clean base with a touch of biscuit sweetness, while the hop character is herbal and spicy. A perfect beer to enjoy on a warm summer day.
Estimated ABV: 5%
Final Volume: 23L
Original Gravity: 1.048
Final Gravity: 1.010
Colour: 4 SRM
GRAIN – MASH @ 66c
4 kg Pilsner Malt
0.5 kg Munich Malt
25 g Perle hops at 60 minutes
15 g Perle hops at 30 minutes
10 g Perle hops at 10 minutes
20 g Perle hops at flameout
50 g Perle hops for dry hopping
YEAST – FERMENT @ 12c
Saflager W-34/70 or Fermentis Saflager S-23.
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