50g Vic Secret Hop Pellets
Vic Secret is a relatively new hop variety from Australia, first released in 2013. It is known for its intense fruity aroma and flavor profile, which includes notes of pineapple, passionfruit, and pine.
Alpha Acid: 20%
Crop Year: 2023
Vic Secret has a complex flavor profile that is dominated by fruity notes of pineapple, passionfruit, and grapefruit. It also has a subtle pine flavor, as well as hints of resin and earthiness.
Vic Secret has a very distinctive aroma that is characterized by its intense fruity notes. It has a strong aroma of pineapple, passionfruit, and citrus, as well as a slight herbal and floral undertone.
Beer Style Suggestions:
Vic Secret is a versatile hop that can be used in a variety of beer styles. It is particularly well-suited for use in IPAs and pale ales, as well as hop-forward styles such as double IPAs and New England IPAs. Its intense fruity aroma and flavor make it a popular choice for brewers looking to create juicy, tropical beers.
Some hops that can be used as substitutes for Vic Secret include Galaxy and Citra. However, each of these hops has a slightly different flavor and aroma profile, so it is best to use Vic Secret whenever possible to achieve the desired flavor and aroma.
Vic Secret IPA
This IPA showcases the unique and fruity flavors of Vic Secret hops, known for their notes of pineapple, passionfruit, and citrus. The malt bill provides a solid backbone with a touch of sweetness, while the dry yeast strain complements the hop character with its clean and neutral profile.
Estimated ABV: 6.5%
Final Volume: 23L
Original Gravity: 1.065
Final Gravity: 1.015
Colour: 7 SRM
GRAIN – MASH @ 66c
4.5 kg Pale Malt
0.5 kg Munich Malt
0.5 kg CaraMalt
20 g Vic Secret hops at 60 minutes
20 g Vic Secret hops at 15 minutes
20 g Vic Secret hops at flameout
80 g Vic Secret hops for dry hopping
YEAST – FERMENT @ 18c
Dry American Ale Yeast such as SafAle US-05 or Lallemand BRY-97.
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.