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Columbus hop

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5 years 10 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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Gash - Sat 14 Jul - 21:42

ah well, seems Ive answered on one and Finroo on the other, no dramas, all good!

Cherry1's Avatar Cherry1 - Sat 14 Jul - 16:16

Managed to double post a topic, can you delete the second one Gash?Cheers Chris

bradobrew - Wed 20 Jun - 20:42

Thanks for the help gash. bradobeer, bradobrew its almost the same haha

Gash - Mon 18 Jun - 18:09

Sorry mate, missed this message! Hope everything is ok! Cheers

Finnroo - Tue 12 Jun - 17:32

Finn roo here, im g oing to take a monthoff social media because of my health issues.Cellar dweller is something i have come to enjoy just putting my 2 bobs worth in and enjoying it. Cheers Gash and thank you so much for everything see you in 4 weeks

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