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Excellent variety with balanced bittering properties and a good aroma profile

Aroma: Pleasant hop
Aroma profile: Citrus, Herbal, Fruity
Typical beer styles: Pale Ale, ESB, English-style Pale Ale, Porter, Stout

Dual Purpose Fuggle (US), Golding (SI), Willamette
Golding (SI)

A world-renowned aroma hop with widespread usage in both ales and lager brewing

Aroma: Delicate, slightly spicy
Aroma profile: Citrus, Spicy, Pine
Typical beer styles: English and Belgian-style Ales, Lagers, Pilsners

Aroma Fuggle (US), Fuggle (UK), Willamette, Bobek (SI)
Golding (US)

Popular among ale breweries in the US

Aroma: Mild, delicate classic English-type
Aroma profile: Herbal, Floral, Fruity
Typical beer styles: All English-style beers, especially Bitters and Pale Ales, Belgian-style Ales, Barley Wine

Aroma Fuggle (US), East Kent Golding (UK), Golding (SI)
Green Bullet (NZ)

This “go to” hop is a traditional bittering type that now finds applications throughout the brewery from late additions through the hop back/ whirlpool and dry hopping.

Aroma: spicy, dried fruit characters; high levels of floral oil that complements and balances the piney resinous hop character
Aroma profile: Floral, Spicy, Fruity, Pine
Typical beer styles: Pale Ale Bitter Stout Lagers Irish Red Ale Porter Pilsner India Pale Ale

Dual Purpose Tradition (DE), Mt. Hood, Liberty
HBC 291

Aroma: Peppery, floral and fruity
Aroma profile: Citrus, Herbal, Floral
Typical beer styles:

Dual Purpose
Hallertau (US)

Traditional German aroma hop

Aroma: Very mild, slightly flowery and spicy
Aroma profile: Herbal, Floral, Spicy
Typical beer styles: Lager, Pilsner, Bock, Wheat, Munich Helles

Aroma Liberty, Hallertau Mittelfrüh (DE), Tradition (DE)
Hallertau Mittelfrüh (DE)

The classic German aroma hop associated with Bavarian-style lager beers, distinguished by an intense, pleasantly harmonic bitterness.

Aroma: Mild with distinct floral, hop and citrus tones
Aroma profile: Citrus, Floral, Spicy
Typical beer styles: Lager, Pilsner, Weizen, Belgian-style Ales, Alt, Lambic, Kölsch, Munich Helles

Aroma Tradition (DE), Liberty, Vanguard, Wakatu (NZ)
Herkules (DE)

Very high bitter value

Aroma: Medium intensity, evenly distributed impressions
Aroma profile: Citrus, Fruity
Typical beer styles: Pilsners, German-style Lagers, Alt

Hersbrucker (DE)

A noble aroma type

Aroma: Mild to medium, pleasant, floral and slightly fruity
Aroma profile: Herbal, Floral, Fruity
Typical beer styles: Lager, Pilsner, Bock, Weizen Bock, Wheat, Belgian Ales, Kölsch, Munich Helles

Aroma Strisselspalt (FR), Mt. Hood

Medium alpha, good aroma, dual purpose hop. Low co-humulone results in clean tasting beer

Aroma: Floral, spicy
Aroma profile: Citrus, Floral, Spicy
Typical beer styles: All ales and lagers

Dual Purpose Magnum (US)

Despite its upbringing estranged from the IPA cool kids, Jarrylo™ offers complex fruit flavors that make for a very unique Pale Ale and blend seamlessly into an IPA. Indeed, this is how commercial brewers have chosen to use it.

Aroma: Banana, pear, spice aroma
Aroma profile: Orange, Spicy, Fruity, Grassy
Typical beer styles: Pale Ales, Saisons and Belgians.

Dual Purpose

Equipped with the elusive true-lemon character, Lemondrop boasts fantastic lemony-citrus aroma for late kettle additions or dry hopping.

Aroma: Lemon, mint, green tea, slightly melon
Aroma profile: Citrus, Herbal, Floral, Fruity
Typical beer styles: IPAs, Pale Ales and Saisons, American Pale Ale/Cream Ale, Hybrid Beers, IPA, Pale Lager, Trappist/Belgian Ale, Wheat Beers

Aroma Cascade, Centennial, Mandarina Bavaria (DE)

Close similarities to imported German aroma varieties, especially Hallertau

Aroma: Mild, slightly spicy
Aroma profile: Citrus, Floral, Spicy
Typical beer styles: Lager, Pilsner, Bock, Kölsch, Wheat

Aroma Hallertau (US), Hallertau Mittelfrüh (DE), Tradition (DE), Mt. Hood
Lublin (PL)

Lublin hops can be used for bittering, flavor, and aroma/finishing additions to your brew kettle.

Aroma: Mildly spicy, herbal, reminiscent of its noble Saaz hop origins
Typical beer styles: Golden Ale, Lager, Pilsener, Strong Lager

Magnum (DE)

High alpha with good yields and disease resistance

Aroma: Delicate floral and fruity impressions
Aroma profile: Floral, Spicy, Fruity
Typical beer styles: Ale, Lager, Stout, Pilsner types

Bittering Magnum (US), Columbus, Nugget