Falconer’s Flight® is an exclusive proprietary hop blend created by Hop Union to honor and support the legacy of Northwest brewing legend, Glen Hay Falconer, who passed in 2002. The blend is comprised of many of the Northwest’s most unique hop varieties, including Citra®, Simcoe®, and Sorachi Ace along with experimental hops and numerous other NW varieties. Perfect for any Northwest-style IPA. Each hop has been hand selected for its superior aromatic qualities, imparting distinct tropical, citrus, floral, lemon and grapefruit tones. A portion of the proceeds go to support the Falconer Foundation, which supports brewers and brewing. Approximate Alpha Acid 10.5%.
Usage: Dual (great bittering qualities and fantastic aroma profile)
Description: Tropical Fruit, Citrus, floral, lemon and Grapefruit character (the best of the best)
Typical Beer Styles: American pale, amber, American IPA, IBA, Black IPA etc. (pretty much anything you want awesome hop character in)
Typical Alpha Acid: 10% – 12%
9.5 - 12.0%Beta Acids
4.0 - 5.0%Co-Humulone
20 - 25%Total Oil
~1.6 mL / 100g
MOD: Hop description inserted by Lord Raja Goomba I, in keeping with the mandate of this subforum to be a reference for all hop varieties, with description at the top and discussion following. Member's original post is below.
Was hop shopping the other day and came across these.
Has anyone brewed with these? I've read a few reviews on US forums and people are raving about them. So I'm thinking about brewing a 10 minute IPA with them. Thought I'd ask around first though.