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Admiral – (Citrus, Herbal) A high alpha hop with balanced bitterness and an acceptable aroma profile; a versatile replacement for both high alpha and dual purpose varieties. {AA: 13-16%}

Ahtanum – (Earthy, Floral, Citrus) An aroma-type cultivar used for its aromatic properties and moderate bittering. {AA: 3.5-6.5%}

Amarillo – (Floral, Citrus) An aroma variety that has recently become one of the top 10 varieties utilized by the craft beer industry. It features relatively high alpha acids along with extremely high levels of myrcene for citrus and grapefruit flavors. As a result, it is an excellent dual purpose variety. {AA: 7-11%}

Bramling Cross – (Spicy, Fruity) Often used in traditional cask conditioned beers due to its distinct characteristics. {AA: 5-7%}

Bravo – (Floral, Fruity) It is an excellent bittering variety but showcases pleasant fruit and sweet floral aroma characteristics too. {AA: 15-18%}

Brewers Gold – (Spicy, Fruity) An English variety and ancestor to many major high alpha hops grown today, including Sterling, Galena, Horizon, Centennial and Nugget. American-grown Brewer's Gold contains higher levels of alpha acids than its English counterpart. {AA: 8-11%}

Cascade – (Floral, Citrus, Spicy) The most popular variety in craft brewing and is known for having a unique floral, spicy character with balanced bittering potential. {AA: 5.5-9%}

Centennial – (Floral, Citrus) an aroma type cultivar that has found favor as one of the most popular varieties for craft brewers. It is often referred to as a super-Cascade and can also be used for bittering purposes. {AA: 7-12%}

Centennial Type – (Floral, Citrus) Due to a shortage of Centennial hops, Hopunion has released this as a substitute. It consists of 70% Cascade hops and 30% Columbus hops. {AA: 9.5-11.5%}

Challenger – (Spicy) A versatile hop, widely used for both early and late kettle additions. {AA: 6.5-8.5%}

Chinook – (Citrus, Spicy, Pine) Released in 1985 as a high alpha, bittering variety. In recent years, it has found favor as a dual purpose variety in the craft brewing community as a result of is spicy and and pine aroma characteristics. {AA:11.5-15%}

Citra – (Citrus, Tropical Fruit) Features fairly high alpha acids and total oil contents with a low percentage of co-humulone. Comprised of Hallertau Mittelfrüh, US Tettnang, Brewer's Gold and East Kent Golding. {AA: 11-15%}

Cluster – (Floral, Spicy, Pine) Cluster is one of the oldest hop vareities grown in the United States and until the late 1970s, accounted for the majority of the country's hop acreage. It is an excellent dual purpose varietiey with well-balanced bittering potential and aroma properties. {AA: 6-9%}

Columbus – (Earthy, Citrus, Spicy) a high alpha variety that has found favor with craft brewers in dual purpose applications. It is often referred to as CTZ, standing for Columbus, Tomahawk, and Zeus. {AA: 14.5-17.5%}

Crystal – (Floral, Spicy) A triploid, aroma type cultivar that has become increasingly popular among craft brewers due to its versatility. {AA: 3-6%}

East Kent Golding – (Citrus, Spicy) A traditional English hop that has been used in kettle and dry hopping. {AA: 4.5-6.5%}

El Dorado – (Fruity, Citrus) A unique, dual-purpose hop with exceptional aroma qualities and high alpha acid levels. A relatively new variety, its consistent performance eliciting fruity notes, especially tropical fruit flavors, has quickly made El Dorado popular for hop-forward styles or beers with complex flavor profiles. {AA: 14-16%}

Equinox – (Citrus, Tropical Fruit, Floral, Herbal) Offers pronounced aromatic characteristics that add a wonderful flavor to beer styles like IPAs and Pale Ales. An array of flavors bring something unique to your brew recipe and can range from herbal to spicy green pepper and tropical papaya to citrus. It’s the high oil content that brings balance and lets the many flavors of Equinox shine. {AA: 14.4-15.6%}

Falconer's Flight – (Floral, Citrus, Tropical Fruit) An excellent complement to many IPA and Pale Ale-oriented hop varieties. {AA: 9.5-12%}

Falconer's Flight 7 C's – (Earthy, Citrus, Spicy) An excellent complement to many IPA and Pale Ale-oriented hop varieties. {AA: 9-10.5%}

First Gold – (Floral, Citrus, Spicy, Fruity) A versatile variety perfect for modern beer styles. {AA: 5.6-9.3%}

Fuggle (UK) – (Earthy) The most revered and famous English hop, known for its full bodied flavor in traditional ales. {AA: 3-5.6%}

Fuggle (US) – (Fruity, Herbal, Cedar) Grown in the United States, primarily Oregon, and displaying slightly stronger characteristics that the English version. Often compared to Styrian Golding. {AA: 3-6%}

Galaxy – (Fruity) Typically used as a late addition - the aroma and flavor characteristics become more pronounced the later the addition. {AA: 11.6-16%}

Galena – (Citrus, Spicy, Fruity) A high alpha variety with increasingly popular aroma characteristics. {AA: 13-15%}

Glacier – (Citrus, Fruity, Herbal) An aroma variety with excellent dual purpose capabilities. {AA: 4-7.5%}

Golding (US) – (Floral, Fruity, Herbal) The cultivar originated in England and were name after villages in East Kent (Petham, Rothersham, Canterbury, Eastwell). US Golding is the Canterbury strain. {AA: 3-6.5%}

Green Bullet – (Floral, Spicy, Fruity, Pine) Used extensively as a utility brew house workhorse and found in breweries across the world. 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. {AA: 11-14%}

Hallertau (DE) – (Floral, Citrus, Spicy) This classic German aroma hop is often associated with Bavarian-style lager beers and distinguished by an intense, pleasantly-harmonic bitterness. At one time, this was the major Hallertau landrace variety with a highly acclaimed aroma profile. {AA: 3-5.5%}

Hallertau (US) – (Floral, Spicy, Herbal) Originates from the Hallertau variety in Germany. Despite low yield and low resistance to disease, it remains a historic variety and is often celebrated in the production of bock, pilsner and lager beer styles. {AA: 3.5-6.5%}

Hallertau Blanc – (Tropical, Floral, Fruity) Moderate to strong flavor and aroma featuring pineapple, gooseberry, white grape, fresh lemongrass stalk, and passionfruit. Reminiscent of many recent Southern Hemisphere varieties, but with a cleaner, less “dank” profile. {AA: 9-11%}

Helga – (Floral, Herbal) Formerly known as Southern Hallertau. Brewing characteristics closely resemble that of its parent, Hallertau Mittelfrueh. {AA: 5.4-7.3%}

Herkules – (Citrus, Fruity) Imparts robust, hoppy flavors. {AA: 12-17%}

Hersbrucker – (Floral, Fruity, Herbal) A noble aroma-type hop but with potentially low alpha acid content, Hersbrucker is used mainly in lager-type beers. {AA: 1.5-4%}

Horizon – (Floral, Citrus, Spicy) An excellent dual purpose hop for application in a variety of beer styles. Its low co-humulone is similar to the noble varieties, but alpha acid levels can reach as high as 14%. {AA: 8.8-12%}

Hull Melon – (Fruity) Has bold flavors and is not necessarily associated with typical hop variety aromas. {AA: 6.9-7.5%}

Kohatu – (Fruity) Works well in single hop applications to showcase its fruit aroma characters balanced by the extraordinary quality of bitterness. Higher addition rates can pack a fruit-driven punch in bigger beer styles. {AA: 6-7%}

Liberty – (Floral, Citrus, Spicy) An extension of the Hallertau hop family. It is a half-sister to Ultra, Mt. Hood and Crystal. {AA: 4-5.5%}

Magnum (DE) – (Floral, Spicy, Fruity) A high alpha variety with good yields and disease resistance. {AA: 11-16%}

Magnum (US) – (No Distinct Aroma Characteristics) A high alpha cultivar that is often used as the base bittering variety. {AA: 12-15.5%}

Mandarina Bavaria – (Citrus, Fruity) Displays pleasant fruitiness in finished beers. {AA: 7-10%}

Merkur – (Earthy, Floral, Citrus) A high alpha variety with high bitter value, good aroma, strong stability and low co-humulone oil percentages. {AA: 12-14%}

Millennium – (Floral, Fruity, Herbal) A super-alpha variety with mild, herbal aromas. {AA: 15.5-18.5%}

Mosaic – (Earthy, Tropical Fruit, Fruity) Contains high alpha content and features a unique and complex aroma profile that translates favorably into a variety of beer styles. Mosaic is named in honor of the artistic assortment of aromas and flavors this hop is capable of presenting. {AA: 10.5-14%}

Motueka – (Citrus, Tropical Fruit) An excellent hop in many applications from first kettle additions through late gifting. This hop offers a unique aroma and flavour profile suitable for producing bigger styles. Excellent when employed in multiple additions from a single hop bill and sits well on the palate to balance specialty malt sweetness. It is an excellent variety for a wide range of styles from Saison through to Pilsners. {AA: 6.5-7.5%}

Mt. Hood – (Spicy, Herbal) A triploid aroma type cultivar with similarities to German Hallertau and German Hersbrucker. {AA: 4-6.5%}

Mt. Rainier – (Floral, Citrus, Herbal) A dual purpose variety with complex parentage. It is similar to Hallertau, but features more bittering strength. {AA: 5-7%}

Nelson Sauvin – (Fruity) Considered by some as being extreme as the fruitiness may be a little overpowering. It is very much at home in the new-world styles such as an American Pale Ale and IPA's. {12-13%}

Newport – (Earthy, Citrus) Offers high alpha acid, co-humulone and myrcene content, offering more distinct aroma characteristics than its parent. {AA: 10-12.5%}

Northdown – (Floral, Spicy, Fruity, Pine) An excellent dual purpose hop that works well on its own, or in conjunction with an aroma variety. {AA: 7.5-9.5%}

Northern Brewer (DE) – (Floral, Pine, Herbal) Has a high alpha content, good aroma qualities and is wilt-resistant. {AA: 6-10}

Northern Brewer (US) – (Pine) Bred in 1934 in England from a Canterbury Golding plant, Northern Brewer is now grown in England, Germany and the US. Its bittering value is similar to Nugget but with more specific wood aromas. {AA: 7-10%}

Nugget – (Earthy, Herbal) Can be used as a bittering hop. It has pleasant, mild, herbal aromas. {AA: 13.5-16%}

Opal – (Floral, Citrus, Spicy, Fruity, Herbal) Exhibits excellent aroma characteristics combined with a respectable alpha acid level. {AA: 5-8%}

Pacific Gem – (Earthy, Floral, Spicy, Fruity) Typically used as a first hop addition and makes its presence felt through an excellent tempered bitterness and flavor while later additions deliver citrus and pine aroma notes. Pacific Gem is a good all purpose hop that delivers quality bitterness along with flavor and aromas. It is excellent in international lagers and can also be used in IPA’s and other big styles. {AA: 13-15%}

Pacific Jade – (Citrus, Spicy, Herbal) suited for use as a bittering hop, with some excellent results also being seen in dual purpose applications, with a soft bitterness attributable to the low cohumulone. The citrus aroma and flavor notes work well to temper malt sweetness in “fullish” ales especially as a finishing hop. {AA: 12-14%}

Pacifica – (Floral, Citrus) Brings something of a blend of new and old-world taste descriptors to the brewers' forum. It is ideally suited to traditional German lager styles but is finding wider application to a new generation through the international craft market's insatiable thirst for Pale Ale. {AA: 5-6%}

Palisade – (Earthy, Floral, Fruity) Known for its high yield and unique aroma profile. {AA: 6.5-10%}

Perle (DE) – (Floral, Spicy, Fruity, Herbal) A highly acceptable aroma variety with high yields and good tolerance to most diseases. {AA: 4-9%}

Perle (US) – (Floral, Spicy) An excellent dual purpose variety grown in both Germany and the United States. {AA: 6-9%}

Phoenix - An unusual hop with high oil content making it a good alternative to a dual-purpose or bittering hop. Brewers have reported interesting results when using it as a late hop. {AA: 8-12%}

Pilgrim – (Fruity) Often compared to UK Target, Pilgrim performs well as a replacement for high alpha or dual purpose hops. {AA: 9-13%}

Polaris – (Floral, Herbal) Has a bold taste with differentiating flavors. {AA: 18-23%}

Premiant – (Floral, Citrus, Spicy, Fruity, Herbal) Moderately bittering with a low cohumulone ratio, making it the perfect neutral bittering agent, especially for Pilsners. It is a Saaz-derived hop. {AA: 7-10%}

Pride of Ringwood – (Herbal) One of Australia's most known and utilized hop varieties. Predominantly used for early kettle additions. {AA: 8.6-10.5%}

Progress - (Earthy, Floral) Originally introduced as a replacement for Fuggle, Progress shows excellent potential at both the start and end of the boil. {AA: 6-7.5%}

Rakau – (Fruity, Pine) Purpose-bred and selected for its unique dual purpose brewing qualities and characteristics, Rakau has yielded great results over several brewhouse applications through sensory panels that have scored uniformly high on the quality of bitterness as well as unique fruity flavours and aromas. It was once described as “The whole orchard." It is often used in New World styles of ales and lagers where brash fruity character and big but well constructed bitterness is desired. It is great when used in combination of very late additions and dry hopping. {AA: 10-11%}

Saaz (CZ) – (Floral, Citrus, Spicy, Herbal) The classic "noble" aroma hop with long and strong traditions, associated with the renowned pilsner lager. {AA: 2.5-4.5%}

Saaz (US) – (Spicy, Earthy) The American version of the popular Czech hop. Mild and pleasant. {AA: 3-5%}

Santiam – (Floral, Spicy, Herbal) An American aroma variety with noble hop characteristics. {AA: 6-8.5%}

Saphir – (Floral, Citrus, Spicy, Fruity) A good aroma variety with a distinct hoppy tang and an average bitter value. {AA: 2-4%}

Select – (Floral, Fruity) Bred to be like the Spalt, Tettnang, and Saaz group. {AA: 3-6.5%}

Simcoe – (Earthy, Citrus, Pine) Known for its brewing versatility and unique aroma characteristics. It contains high alpha and low-cohumlone which has found favor in the craft and home brewing industries for dual purpose applications. {AA: 11.5-15%}

Smaragd – (Floral, Spicy) Formerly known as Emerald, Smaragd is a fine aroma variety with high bitter value. This variety shows high yields and good production characteristics. {AA: 4-6%}

Sonnet – (Floral) A new hop variety bred from a Saaz variant that exhibited Goldings-like characteristics. It’s used for aroma due to its low alpha acid content, and offers lots of floral notes. {AA: 3-6%}

Sorachi Ace – (Citrus, Spicy, Herbal) Known for its unique citrus fruit, herbal and dill aromas. {AA: 11.5-14.5%}

Spalt – (Earthy, Floral, Spicy, Fruity) A traditional noble aroma hop with an average bitter value and a pleasant aroma. This variety is comparable to German Tettnanger. {AA: 2.5-5.5%}

Stella – (Pine, Fruity, Floral) Have a high oil, high alpha, and moderate-low cohumulone level. This hop variety has its genetic roots in the Burgundy region of France. {AA: 14-16%}

Sterling – (Floral, Citrus, Spicy, Herbal) An aroma variety with noble hop characteristics. {AA: 5.5-8.5%}

Strisselspalt – (Earthy, Grassy, Citrus, Spicy, Herbal) Globally accepted as a good aroma hop with similar characteristics to Hersbrucker. {AA: 1.8-2.5%}

St. Aurora – (Floral, Pine) Also known as Super Styrian. Aroma is similar to Styrian Golding, but much lighter with hoppy aroma. {AA: 7-9.5%}

St. Bobek – (Floral, Pine) A world-renowned couplet with moderate bitterness. {AA: 3.5-7%}

St. Celeia – (Pleasant, Hoppy) A quality aroma variety with excellent bitterness and aroma characteristics. {AA: 3-6%}

Summer – (Fruity) Dry hopping displays distinct stone fruit (apricot) and melon characteristics. {AA: 5.6-6.4%}

Summit – (Earthy, Citrus, Spicy, Onion/Garlic) Mainly utilized as a bittering hop, but does have some earthy aromatic characteristics, with subtle hints of citrus. {AA: 15-17%}

Super Alpha – (Earthy, Pine) Provides both bittering and aroma character to beer. A clean and crisp bitterness with balanced character and notes of herbal piney and lemongrass{AA: 10-12%}

Super Pride – (Pine) Similar to Pride of Ringwood but with higher levels of alpha acids. {AA: 12.5-16.3%}

Sylva – (Floral, Herbal) Brewing characteristics closely resemble that of its parent, Czech Saaz. {AA: 5.6-7.3%}

Target – (Citrus, Spicy) A flexible hop. {AA: 9.5-12.5%}

Tettnang (DE) – (Earthy, Floral, Spicy, Herbal) A traditional noble aroma hop widely used in lager beer styles. {AA: 3-6%}

Tettnang (US) – (Earthy, Floral, Spicy, Herbal) Typically used for a slightly floral and spice aroma in lager and pilsner style beers. {AA: 4-6%}

Topaz – (Citrus, Fruity) A rich and intense aroma of fleshy citrus and apricot, with a strong "dank" overtone and a hint of sulfur. Very similar to Summit, Apollo, and Columbus, but with a softer citrus edge. {AA: 15-18%}

Tradition – (Floral, Fruity, Herbal) Imparts beer with a harmonic bitterness. {AA: 4-7%}

Vanguard – (Citrus, Fruity, Herbal) An aroma variety with similar characteristics to Hallertau. Vanguard is typically used in traditional German style beers as a noble type variety. {AA: 4.5-6.5%}

Waimea – (Citrus, Pine) Well-suited to dual purpose applications from early kettle additions right through to dry hopping. It exudes quality bitterness and aroma abound with fruity citrus and pine characters from this hop's big weight of oil. A big hop for big beers, it an be used across a wide array of styles in a variety of brewhouse and dry hopping applications. {AA: 16-19%}

Wakatu – (Floral, Citrus) This is a multi-skilled hop that consistently delivers from kettle to consumer. A true dual-purpose variety with an enviable alpha: beta ratio and oils profile, this all-round brewery performer gives excellent flavor and aroma and shelf stability both in small pack and keg. It stands out in multiple, high addition rates in big ales or in gentle gifts to temper the sweetness of a full malt lager. {AA: 6.5-8.5%}

Warrior – (Citrus, Herbal) Selected for its high alpha content, low co-humulone, good storage stability and tolerance to powdery mildew. It is primarily used in brewing for its mild, clean bittering properties. {AA: 15.5-18%}

WGV – (Earthy, Floral) Whitbread Golding Variety is similar to Goldings, but not as delicate and containing a more robust, hoppy flavor. {AA: 5.4-7.7%}

Willamette – (Floral, Citrus, Spicy, Herbal) A triploid aroma type hop that for years was the most widely grown US aroma variety. {AA: 4.5-6.5%}

Zythos – (Citrus, Tropical Fruit) Designed to complement existing IPA and Pale Ale hop varieties, Zythos® is an excellent blend for any hop forward beer. {AA: 10-12.5%}

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