Excellent general purpose hop with balanced bittering and aroma potential


The oldest hop variety grown in the US

Pedigree: Unknown - suggested that it arose from the hybridization of imported varieties and indigenous male hops
Aroma: Strong, floral and spicy
Aroma profile: Floral, Spicy, Pine
Typical beer styles: Ales (Aroma), Lagers (Bittering) and Stout; often used in reproductions of historical US beer styles

Brewing values
Brewing Usage Dual Purpose
Alpha Acid 5.5 - 8.5%
Beta Acid 4.5 - 5.5%
Co-humulone 36 - 42%
Total Oil 0.4 - 0.8 mL/100g

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