Cedar Valley Hops Variety
Brewers Gold is primarily a bittering agent and commonly used in lighter style ales, although it woks well in larger beer as well. This Hop has a moderate alpha acid rating 5.5% – 7.8%.
This particular hops variety took life in 1972 and as certainly won some hearts in the brewing industries Cascade hops contains moderate alpha acid content ranging from 4.5% – 7% and is a Duel purpose Its real strength in brewing is in the aroma.
Centennial hops was first created in 1974 and boasts an alpha acid rating 9.5% – 11.5% It is sometimes referred to as a Super Cascade Centennial works undoubtedly well in pale ales and india pale ales, where some bottom line bitterness in beer is needed with top end aroma. Centennial is a duel purpose.
Chinook Hops was a child of the 1980s, introduced the same year as Rocky IV Chinook Hops will add 12% -14% alpha acid content to your hops schedule. IT is a dual purpose alpha variety.
Fuggle Hops found in the U.S. can trace their roots (rhizomes) back to the Fuggle variety discovered in England in 1861. Fuggle Hops is an aroma hops with an alpha acid rating for 4.0% – 5.5%.
Galena Hops was part of an Idaho breeding programe in 1978 Galena has a whopping 11.5%-14% high alpha acid rating Galena Hops exceeds in bringing a clean crisp bitterness and this makes it suitable for nearly any type of beer needing kick.
Think Hallertau hops and think Bavarian beers styles. Hallertau Hops has a very long history in German Largers and its aromatic and flavor properties help to describe generations of beers from the area. Hallertau is an aromatic hops with an alpha acid rating at 3.5% – 5.5% This variety is considered a noble hops.
Hallertaur Magnum or Magnum is commonly used as a base bittering hops in many beer recipes. It provides the bitter foundation from which to build upon in a well formulated brew. Hallertauer Magnunm has a somewhat unnoticeable aroma. Hallertauer Magnum has a high alpha acid rating of 12.0% – 14.0%.
MT. Hood Hops was released in 1989 and has similar qualities to German Hallertau and Hersbrucker hop varieties. It has a low alpha acid rating of 4.0% – 8.0% and is used primarily as an aroma variety in beer.
Newport Hops was released in 2002, and is an alpha hops used primarily for bittering in beer. Newport has an alpha acid rating at 14.5% – 17.0% and has a high beta acid count at 7.2% – 9.1%.
Northern Brewer hops is used for both bittering and aroma additions in the kettle. It has an alpha acid content of 7.0% – 10.0% and is a well rounded variety.The bitterness is moderate and aroma comes off as plump. AS one of Germany’s main high alpha hops. Northern Brewer is both versatile yet refined.
Nuggett Hops was released in 1982 by the U.S.D Nugget Hops has an acute bitterness from its 9.5% -14.0% alpha acid content. It provides the umph in many beer styles that require the hop jolt including imperial style ales. It is a duel use hops that has green herbal aroma.
Perle Hops Is a dual purpose hops. The bitterness is clean and effective with an alpha acid rating of 6.0% – 10.0% Perle is prided for its mildly spicy character, with an aroma that pleases the senses in beer. It is useful for anytime throughout the brewing process, and will add a German-like quality to the beer.
Sterling hops was developed in 1990 Sterling Hops is a duel use variety. And the range of the alpha acid content is 4.5% – 9.0% with it likely ending up on the higher side of that scale.
Willamette Hops was developed and released by the U.S.D.A in 1976 Willamette hops is an aroma variety with a low alpha acid content at 4.0% – 6.0% Since its introduction, Willamette hops has been growing in demand as well as supply. It is one of the most common aroma hops.
Zeus Hops all though genetically different from other varietals, gets shuffled into the CTZ group of Hops. CTZ Hops stands for Columbus hops, Tomahawk hops and Zeus. Zeus Hops makes a great dual purpose hops in beer.It brings both a bitterness kick to the table as well as strong dreamy aroma. Columbus brings a 14% – 16% alpha acid rating to the table.