A new hop with mild aroma and a high alpha-acid content. Similar to Galena, Fuggles, & Nugget, this hop is gaining popularity.
Maturity Moderately late
Yield 2300 - 2840 kg/ha. or 1990 - 2550 lb./ac.
Growth Habit Good
Disease/Pest Susceptibility Resistance to both powdery and downy mildew.
Cone-Structure Medium-large, somewhat loose
Lupulin Moderate, Yellow in color
Alpha Acid 13.5 - 17% w/w
Beta Acid 7.2 - 9.1% w/w
Cohumulone 36 - 38% of alpha acids
Storageability 60% alpha acids remaining after 6 months storage at 20°C
Total Oil 1.6 - 3.36 mls/100 grams
Myrcene 47 - 54% of whole oil
Humulene 9 - 14% of whole oil
Carophyllene 4.5 - 7% of whole oil
Farnesene <1% of whole oil
General Trade Perception
Viewed as a high-bittering alpha hop.
Galena, Nugget, Fuggle, Magnum, Brewer's Gold
Typical Beer Styles
Ales, Stout, Barley Wine
One of the newest varieties to be released in the US (Year 2002)