Definitions for "Alpha Acid Content"
Keywords:  hops, aau, ounce, cone, multiplied
The percentage of alpha acids in the hops.
The percentage of alpha acid in the hop cone. Alpha Acid Units (AAU). The percentage of alpha acid in a given sample of hops multiplied by the weight in ounces of that sample. One ounce of hops with an alpha content of 1 percent contains 1 AAU, or .01 ounce of alpha acid.