Search results for "Citrus":

Name Usage Possible substitutions
Melba (AU)

When used as an early addition, it is said to impart a clean and somewhat spicy bitterness. When used as an flavor or aroma addition though, properties of passionfruit, grapefruit and citrus come to the fore.

Aroma: Clean spicy bitterness, aromas of passionfruit, grapefruit and citrus.
Aroma profile: Citrus, Grapefruit, Spicy, Fruity
Typical beer styles: New World APA and IPA, Australian Ale, American Pale Ale, American IPA/DIPA, Amber Ale... could even make for an interesting Saison.

Dual Purpose Galaxy (AU)
Merkur (DE)

High alpha variety with high bitter value, good aroma, strong storage stability and low co-humulone

Aroma: Strong with earthy, floral and spicy tones
Aroma profile: Citrus, Earthy, Floral
Typical beer styles: German and American Lagers

Bittering Taurus (DE), Tradition (DE), Magnum (DE)
Motueka (NZ)

Excelllent in many applications and when employed in multiple additions from a single hop bill

Aroma: Lemon, lime, tropical fruit
Aroma profile: Citrus, Tropical Fruit
Typical beer styles: European Lagers, Belgian and English Ales, Pilsner

Aroma Saaz (US), Sterling
Mt. Rainier

Similar to Hallertau, but with more bittering strength

Aroma: Excellent floral/noble aromas, with citrus and licorice tones
Aroma profile: Citrus, Herbal, Floral
Typical beer styles:

Dual Purpose Hallertau (US), Fuggle (US)

Viewed as a high-bittering alpha hop

Aroma: Mild
Aroma profile: Citrus, Earthy
Typical beer styles: Ales, Stout, Barley Wine

Bittering Galena, Nugget, Fuggle (US), Magnum (US), Brewer's Gold (US)
Opal (DE)

Good aroma type

Aroma: Balanced fruity, hoppy, flowery, citrusy and herbal characteristics
Aroma profile: Citrus, Herbal, Floral, Spicy, Fruity
Typical beer styles: Summer Ales, Light Ales, Belgian-style Ales, Wheat

Aroma Golding (SI), East Kent Golding (UK), Tettnang (US)
Pacific Jade

It is also esteemed for its aroma profile making it one of the borderline dual purpose hops

Aroma: Citrus fruits with pepper spice
Aroma profile: Citrus, Pepper
Typical beer styles:

Bittering Pacific Gem (NZ)
Pacifica (NZ)

An exciting "finger print" replica bred from the famous Hallertau Mittelfrüh hop variety.

Aroma: Clean floral, slight citrus
Aroma profile: Citrus, Floral
Typical beer styles: Lager, Pale Ale, Bock, Porter, Stouts

Aroma Hallertau Mittelfrüh (DE)
Pioneer (UK)

Combines a pleasant aroma with a moderatly high alpha acid content

Aroma: Pleasant lemon and citrus tones
Aroma profile: Citrus, Herbal
Typical beer styles: Ales, ESB

Dual Purpose East Kent Golding (UK)
Riwaka (NZ)

Suitable where traditional Saazer types would be employed. Riwaka imparts its own zeal when used as a late kettle addition.

Aroma: Strong grapefruit, citrus
Aroma profile: Citrus, Grapefruit, Tropical Fruit
Typical beer styles: Pale Ale, Pilsner

Aroma Saaz (US), Sterling
Saaz (CZ)

The classical "noble" aroma hop with long and strong traditions. Associated with the renowned Pilsner Lager.

Aroma: Very mild with pleasant hoppy notes
Aroma profile: Citrus, Herbal, Floral, Spicy
Typical beer styles: Pilsner, Lagers, Belgian-Style Ales, Lambic

Aroma Lublin (PL), Saaz (US), Sterling, Sladek (CZ)
Saphir (DE)

Fine aroma variety

Aroma: Distinct aroma with flowery and fruity tones
Aroma profile: Citrus, Floral, Spicy, Fruity
Typical beer styles: German lagers, Pilsners, Belgian-style Ales

Aroma Hallertau Mittelfrüh (DE)

Used for aromatic and bittering properties

Aroma: Very unique, pine-like aroma
Aroma profile: Citrus, Earthy, Pine
Typical beer styles: American-style Ales, Pale ale, IPA, Double IPA

Dual Purpose Summit, Magnum (US)
Sorachi Ace

An extremely unique high alpha aroma variety with great bittering characteristics

Aroma: Unique, lemon and slight dill
Aroma profile: Citrus, Herbal, Spicy
Typical beer styles: Belgian Wit, IPA, Pale Ale, Beglian Saison


Finding favor as a Saaz replacement

Aroma: Herbal and spicy with a hint of floral and citrus
Aroma profile: Citrus, Herbal, Floral, Spicy
Typical beer styles: Pilsner, Lager and Belgian-style Ales

Aroma Saaz (CZ)