Clean Hop Varieties For Sale in 2018

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Cascade

Cascade is an aroma hop that was developed by the U.S.D.A. hop breeding program in Oregon and released in 1972. It contains low amounts of alpha acids (4.5-7%). The aroma is of medium strength and provides a unique floral/spicy character with well balanced bittering potential. It is the most popular hop with the U.S. craft brewing industry. Cascade is often used in brewing Pale Ales, IPAs and Porters. It is a medium maturity hop variety and yields 1600 to 2000 pounds of dry hops per acre. It is resistant to moderately susceptible to powdery mildew and susceptible to downy mildew. (Disease rating from "Field Guide for Integrated Pest Management in Hops - Third Edition-2015" by Douglas B. Walsh, et al)


CENTENNIAL

Centennial is an aroma variety that was released in 1990. Typical alpha acid content ranges from 9.5 to 11.5%. It is considered a very balanced hop and sometimes referred to as a super Cascade. It is well-suited for Ales, Wheat beers and IPAs. It is a medium maturity hop variety and typically yields 1500 to 1750 pounds of dry hops per acre. It is moderately susceptible to powdery mildew and susceptible to downy mildew. (Disease rating from "Field Guide for Integrated Pest Management in Hops - Third Edition-2015" by Douglas B. Walsh, et al)

 


comet

Comet is a bittering hop that was developed by the U.S.D.A. hop breeding program and released in 1974. It contains higher amounts of alpha acids (8-10.5%). Its aroma has been described as grassy or grapefruit-like. Comet is often used to brew ales and IPAs. It is a late maturity hop and yields 1700-2000 pounds of dry hops per acre. It is rated as resistant to powdery mildew and susceptible to downy mildew. (Disease rating from "Field Guide for Integrated Pest Management in Hops - Third Edition-2015" by Douglas B. Walsh, et al)


fuggle

Fuggle is an aroma hop that was bred in England in 1861. It contains low amounts of alpha acids (4-5.5%). The aroma is of pleasant wood and fruit tones. Fuggle is often used in the brewing of English style beers and American ales. It is an early maturity hop and typically yields 900 to 1000 pounds of dry hops per acre. It is moderately resistant to powdery and downy mildews. (Disease rating from "Field Guide for Integrated Pest Management in Hops - Third Edition-2015" by Douglas B. Walsh, et al)


Hallertau tradition

Hallertau Tradition is a Noble aroma hop developed in Germany and released in 1989. It contains low levels of alpha acids (4.6-7.0%). The aroma is described as earthy & grassy. Hallertau Tradition is often used in brewing American lagers. It is an early maturity hop and typically yields 1390-1580 pounds of dry hops per acre. Hallertau Tradition is moderately resistant to powdery mildew and resistant to downy mildew. (Disease rating from "Field Guide for Integrated Pest Management in Hops - Third Edition-2015" by Douglas B. Walsh, et al)


magnum

Magnum is a bittering hop that was developed at the Hop Research Center in Hull, Germany and released in 1980. It contains high amounts of alpha acids (12-15.5%). The aroma is not distinct. Magnum is often used to brew pale ales, IPAs and German-style lagers. It is a medium maturity hop and typically yields1340-1700 pounds of dry hops per acre. Magnum is susceptible to powdery mildew and tolerant to downy mildew. (disease ratings are taken from the "Compendium of Hop Diseases and Pests" by Mahaffee, Pethybridge and Gent.)


saaz 38

Saaz 38 is a Noble aroma hop developed in the Czech Republic and released in 1952. It contains low amounts of alpha acids (3-4.5%). The aroma has been described as mild, earthy, spicy and herbal. It is often used to brew lagers and pilsners. Saaz 38 is an early maturity hop and typically yields 540-890 pounds of dry hops per acre. It is susceptible to powdery mildew and moderately susceptible to downy mildew. (Disease rating from "Field Guide for Integrated Pest Management in Hops - Third Edition-2015" by Douglas B. Walsh, et al)


WILLAMETTE

Named after the Oregon's Willamette River, which runs through the state's hop growing region, Willamette was released in 1976 from the U.S.D.A. hop breeding program. The variety is characterized by a low alpha acid content and mild aroma (typical alpha acid content ranges from 4 to 6%). It is the most popular American aroma hop accounting for approximately 20% of total U.S. hop acreage. The aroma can be described as mild, slightly spicy and pleasant. It is often used in Ales and Lagers. Willamette is an early maturity hop variety and typical yields range from 1300 to 1700 pounds of dry hops per acre. It is susceptible to powdery mildew and moderately resistant to downy mildew. (Disease rating from "Field Guide for Integrated Pest Management in Hops - Third Edition-2015" by Douglas B. Walsh, et al)


yakima gold

Yakima Gold is a dual purpose hop developed by Washington State University and released in 2013. It's alpha acid analysis is typically in the range of 8.8-10.5%. Yakima Gold's aroma has been described as grapefruit, lemon zest, lemongrass & slight spice. It is often used to brew pale ales, IPAs and mild ales. Since it is a new release, no information is available concerning yield, maturity or disease resistance.


Zeus (CTZ)

Zeus is often grouped with Columbus and Tomahawk and called CTZ. They are referred to as Super High Alpha varieties, having alpha acid content of between 14.5 and 16.5%. Together they make up approximately a quarter of the entire U.S. hop acreage. Zeus is commonly used in American IPAs, Pale Ales, Stouts and Lagers.  Zeus is a late maturity hop variety and typically yields 2500 to 2900 pounds of dry hops per acre. It is susceptible to powdery mildew and tolerant to downy mildew (U.S.D.A. rating).