A medium strength aroma that provides a unique floral & spicy character with a well balanced bitter.
Aromas: Floral, grapefruit, pine.
Used in: IPAs, pale ales.
A daughter of Cascade, Cashmere is an excellent dual-purpose hop. It embodies a mild herbal aroma and smooth bitterness.
Aromas: Fruity, with strong overtones of lemon, lime, peach and melon.
Used in: Pale ales and IPAs.
A widely popular aromatic variety with citrus and floral notes that can also be used for bittering.
Aromas: Floral, citrus, lemon.
Used in: IPAs, pale ales.
Originally developed as a bittering hop, now a popular dual purpose hop which imparts a smooth bitterness and aromas of citrus and pine.
Aromas: Citrus, spice, grapefruit and pine.
Used in: Pale ales, IPAs, stouts, lagers and more.
Comet was bred to address the need for higher alpha hops, its flavour profile rests heavily on a strong accent of grapefruit and features solid bitter capabilities.
Aromas: Citrus, and grapefruit.
Used in: Ales, IPAs and lagers.
Eroica has a strong sharp fruit aroma. A better aroma than many high alpha acid hops that also provides a very potent, yet clean bittering.
Used in: Pale ales, IPAs, Bitters.
It is very popular among brewers due to it’s high alpha acid content, low aroma and non-harsh, clean bittering effect.
Aromas: Very mild apple, pepper, pine and resin.
Used in: IPAs, pale ales, stouts.
Olympic was released in the mid 1980’s genetically derived from Brewers Gold (3/4), Fuggle, East Kent Golding, Bavarian, and the fifth unknown variety. Olympic is grown primarily in Washington State.
Aromas: Citrus, spicy.
Used in: Lager, American Ale & Pale Ale.
Teamaker hops are a unique high beta, low alpha breed that have made their mark, not just in the brewing industry, but in the world of medicine and food as well. Their strong antibiotic properties have been used in herbal teas, an alternative antibiotic in livestock feed, and a bacterial inhibitor in the processing of sugar. They also make a tasty iced tea.
Used in: Pale ales and teas.
Triumph was released from the USDA in 2019. Information below is based on 2 field studies performed in the Pacific Northwest.
Aromas: Floral, Strong, Citrus, Fruity, Coconut/Apple.
Used in: IPAs, and Pale Ales.
Named for the Willamette river that runs through Oregon’s hop country, Willamette was the most widely grown aroma variety after its release by the USDA in 1976. It is an aroma hop with relatively low alpha content.
Aromas: Citrus, floral, caramel and elderberry.
Used in: Almost every beer category.
Zeus is a great dual purpose hop making it ideal for laying the bitter foundation for beers such as Pale Ales, India Pale Ales, Stouts, and anything Imperial and is commonly used for late-boil or dry hopping for its herbal, earthy character.
Aromas: Citrus, Spicy, Earthy, & Herbal.
Used in: Ales, IPA’s, Stouts, Imperials.