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Horizon hop

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6 years 1 week ago #47 by Pebbbles
Horizon hop was created by Pebbbles
Description:
Low cohumulone gives smooth clean bitterness with high AA & oil content. The aroma & flavour blend well with all the noble hops..try it!!

Pedigree
A diploid high alpha, low co-humulone selection. Cross made in Oregon in 1970, half-sister of Nugget.

Maturity Medium
Yield 2100 - 2300 kg./ha. or 1900 - 2000 lb./ac.
Growth Habit Moderately vigorous, neat even columnar habit
Disease/Pest Susceptibility Susceptibility to downy mildew. Moderately resistant Verticillium wilt.
Pickability/Drying/Baling Good
Cone-Structure Firm, quite tight
Lupulin Moderate amount, yellow
Aroma Floral, spicy

Alpha Acid 11 - 13% w/w
Beta Acid 6.5 - 8.5% w/w
Cohumulone 16 - 19% of alpha acids
Storageability Average to good
Total Oil 1.5 - 2.0 mls/100 grams
Myrcene 55 - 65% of whole oil
Humulene 11 - 13% of whole oil
Carophyllene 7.5 - 9% of whole oil
Farnesene 2.5 - 3.5% of whole oil

General Trade Perception
Good potential as a medium alpha, good aroma, dual purpose hop. Has a low co-humulone, which results in a clean tasting beer.

Possible Substitutions
Magnum

Typical Beer Styles
All Ales and Lagers

Additional Information
Commercially grown in small quantities. Gaining in popularity with the craft-brewing industry.

Typical Hop Use
Dual purpose

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My 2nd year cascade and centennial rhizomes are just starting to pop up above the soil. hopefully this year I get some to use :D

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Just received and planted 2 Fuggles hop plants in my beer garden. cheers :D

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At least the Wallabies dont have to face another spanking this weekend by the NZ Allblacks.

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Phil Rudd is indeed an Aussy. Always thought he was a Kiwi.So there you go. cheers :P

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