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Opal hop

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6 years 1 week ago #64 by Pebbbles
Opal hop was created by Pebbbles
Good high alpha aroma hop. The hop is spicy with subtle citrus

Opal is an aroma variety from the hop research centre in Hull

Maturity Medium early
Yield 1,850 Kg/ha

Disease/Pest Susceptibility wilt good, downy mildew good, powdery mildew good.

Alpha Acid 5.0 – 8.0%
Beta Acid 3.5 – 5.5%
Cohumulone 13 - 17% of alpha acids
Storageability Average
Total Oil 0.8 – 1.3%
Myrcene 20 - 45%
Humulene 30 - 50% of whole oil
Beta Carophyllene 8 - 15%
Farnesene <1% of whole oil

Aroma Specification
On a scale of 1 to 10 : flowery 0, citrus 1, fruity 1, current like 0, sweet 2, spicy 7.
Overall impression of character on a scale to 1 of 5: intensive 3, pungent 1, lasting full 4.

Typical Hop Use

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