Excellent bittering properties combined with a good aroma profile. Some find Glacier gives a lemony twist to a beer.
Released in 2000.
Yield 2750 - 2900 kg./ha. or 2400 - 2600 lb./ac.
Growth Habit Good
Disease/Pest Susceptibility Susceptible to powdery and downy mildew
Cone-Structure Small cone
Lupulin Moderately abundant
Aroma Excellent, pleasant hoppiness
Alpha Acid 5.5% w/w
Beta Acid 8.2% w/w
Cohumulone 11 - 13% of alpha acids
Total Oil 0.7 - 1.6 mls/100 grams
Myrcene 33 - 62% of whole oil
Humulene 24 - 36% of whole oil
Carophyllene 6.5 - 10% of whole oil
Farnesene <1% of whole oil
General Trade Perception
An excellent new variety with balanced bittering properties combined with a good aroma profile.
Willamette, US Fuggle, US Tettnang, Styrian Golding
Typical Beer Styles
Pale Ale, ESB, Bitter, English-Style Pale Ale, Porter, Stout
Released as a public variety in 2000 by Dr. Stephen Kenny, Washington State University. It was chosen for its low co-humulone and good Yield potential.