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Name Usage Possible substitutions
Admiral (UK)


Very good high alpha hop

Aroma: Pleasant, hoppy
Aroma profile: Citrus, Herbal
Typical beer styles: Ales

Bittering Challenger (UK), Northdown (UK), Target (UK)
African Queen (RSA)


These South African hops have been highly controlled and priced exorbitantly high due to exclusivity (2018).

Aroma: Dank, blueberries, stone fruit, black currant, gooseberries, bubble gum, lemongrass, watermelon and chilies
Typical beer styles: American and Belgian styles, modern IPAs, porters and stouts

Dual Purpose Citra, Mosaic, Simcoe
Ahtanum


Used for its aromatic properties and moderate bittering

Aroma: Floral, citrus
Aroma profile: Citrus, Earthy, Floral
Typical beer styles: American Ales, Pale Ale, IPA, Lager

Aroma Amarillo, Cascade
Akoya




Aroma: Tea, spicy, green fruit, pepper
Typical beer styles: Alt, Pilsner, Maisbier, Lager, Helles, Kolsch, Golden Ale, Bitter, English IPA

Aroma Perle (DE), Perle (US), Tradition (DE)
Amarillo


Viewed as a Cascade type

Aroma: Floral, tropical and citrus tones
Aroma profile: Floral, Citrus
Typical beer styles: American Ales, IPA, Belgian-style IPA, Double IPA

Aroma Cascade, Centennial, Simcoe
Apollo


Used toward the end of the boil it can contribute flavors and aromas of citrus, grapefruit, orange, pine, resin, and cannabis.

Aroma: Citrus notes, orange and spicy
Aroma profile: Citrus, Grapefruit, Orange
Typical beer styles: American Ales

Bittering Bravo, Columbus, Magnum (US), Millennium, Nugget, Warrior
Aramis


The measure of its aroma and alpha characteristics make it appropriate for any and all kettle stages. Commercially it has been used in New Belgium Hop Kitchen’s French Aramis, a dry, refreshing India Pale Ale.

Aroma: Sweet, spicy notes, with hints of citrus and herbs
Typical beer styles: Pilsner, Lager, Wheat, Saison, India Pale Ale, Belgian Ales, Pale Ale, Porter

Aroma Ahtanum, Centennial, Challenger (UK), Chinook, Hallertau (US), Hallertau Mittelfrüh (DE), Strisselspalt (FR), Tettnang (DE), Tettnang (US), Willamette
Aurora (SI)


Very suitable for extraction and for combination with other varieties in the brewing process

Aroma: Intense, pleasant and hoppy
Aroma profile: Floral, Pine
Typical beer styles: All ales and some lagers

Aroma Bobek (SI), Golding (SI)
Azacca


Excellent aromatic qualities make Azacca™ a go-to hop for late and dry hop additions in a variety of styles

Aroma: Intense and tropical. Sustained impressions of citrus and very ripe mango, with notes of orchard fruit (pears, apples) and pine needles throughout.
Aroma profile: Tropical Fruit, Citrus, Pine, Grapefruit
Typical beer styles: IPA

Dual Purpose Centennial
Bitter Gold


Quite versatile and can be used as a bittering or flavour addition imparting strong flavours. Has no notable aroma

Aroma: Pine, Grapefruit, floral
Typical beer styles: Ale, Lager, Pilsner, Bitter, India Pale Ale

Bittering Galena, Nugget
Boadicea




Aroma: spicy, floral, dried fruit, ripe fruit
Typical beer styles: Pilsner, English Style Pale

Aroma
Bobek (SI)


Similar to Fuggle type

Aroma: Intense and pleasant hop aroma
Aroma profile: Floral, Pine
Typical beer styles: English Style Ales, ESB, Lager, Pilsner & Belgian-style Ales

Aroma Fuggle (UK), Fuggle (US), Golding (SI), Willamette
BOR (CZ)




Aroma: hoppy, spicy
Typical beer styles:

Dual Purpose
Bramling Cross (UK)


Often used to produce specialty craft beers

Aroma: Strong spice and blackcurrant tones
Aroma profile: Spicy, Fruity
Typical beer styles: All styles

Aroma East Kent Golding (UK), Progress (UK)
Bravo


The higher Co-Ho levels mean a not completely smooth bittering, but not as harsh as Chinook. (it's bittering properties are similar to Simcoe) A.dpuf

Aroma: Floral, fruity
Aroma profile: Floral, Fruity
Typical beer styles: American Style Pale Ales, or India Pale Ales

Bittering