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Hops alpha acid??

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Hops alpha acid??

Postby toadswarts » Tue Aug 17, 2004 9:49 pm

Im growing home grown Hops ,my question is this.
Is there anyway to test the hops to know how much or what the alpha acid is of a giving Hops.
Like what is being used to test it for this
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Postby Mesa Maltworks » Sun Aug 22, 2004 3:49 pm

The cheapest test for alpha acids is lab analysis via spectrophotometry. Chemical analysis is higher.

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