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Columbus hop

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6 years 6 months ago #29 by Pebbbles
Columbus hop was created by Pebbbles
Description:
Columbus are a highly aromatic hop. Pungent with plenty of citrus. Mixed with simcoe, they are the hop used in James Squire's Hopthief.

Columbus/Tomahawk
Pedigree Bred and selected from the Hopunion breeding program.
Maturity Mid-season to late
Yield 2250 – 2800 kg./ha. or 2000 – 2500 lb./ac.
Growth Habit Excellent
Disease/Pest Susceptibility Has sensitivity to powdery mildew and some
sensitivity to downy mildew.
Pickability/Drying/Baling Good
Cone-Structure Medium to large dense, rounded cone
Lupulin Plentiful, pale to mid-yellow
Aroma Pungent

Alpha Acids 14 – 16% w/w
Beta Acids 4.5 – 5.5% w/w
Co-Humulone 30 – 35% of alpha acids
Storageability Below average alpha acids remaining after 6
months storage at 20º C
Total Oil 1.5 – 2.0 mls/100 grams
Myrcene 25 – 45% of whole oil
Humulene 15 – 25% of whole oil
Caryophyllene 8 – 12% of whole oil
Farnesene <1% of whole oil

General Trade Perception
Originally bred for its alpha value, it has also become popular for its oil profile. Great for dry
hopping.

Possible Substitutions
Nugget, Chinook, Wye Target, Northern Brewer, possibly Centennial

Typical Beer Styles
US IPA, US Pale Ale, Stout, Barley Wine, Lager (Bittering)

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Finnroo's Avatar Finnroo - Sat 16 Mar - 18:47

Thanks Australia and around the world for your support.

cliveinthemiddle - Tue 19 Feb - 22:32

Cheers Finnroo

Finnroo's Avatar Finnroo - Tue 19 Feb - 06:41

Yes just stick to your plan. The airlock is not always an indication of whats going on, cheers :)

cliveinthemiddle - Mon 18 Feb - 20:49

Hi again, my NEIPA started fermenting sturday night, has been bubbling madly since. However I have just checked it (Monday night) and it has stopped bubbling. I was going to dry hop day 4/7 - should I still stick to plan?cheers, Rob

Finnroo's Avatar Finnroo - Mon 18 Feb - 18:05

My experience is it produces a fuller bodied beer with a higher FG.Attenuation being 70 to 75% Cheers

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