Hops

AROMA PROFILE: FLORAL, CITRUS Bred in 1974 and released by Washington State University in 1990, Centennial is an aroma-type cultivar that has found favor as one of the most popular varieties in craft brewing. It is often referred to as a super-Cascade (containing nearly double the alpha content) and can be used for bittering purposes. Centennial is a diploid cross between Brewer's Gold and a USDA male. Aroma: Specific aroma descriptors include lemon and floral. … [Read more...]

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  AROMA PROFILE: EARTHY, CITRUS, PINE Developed by Select Botanicals Group and released in 2000, Simcoe® Brand YCR 14 is 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. Simcoe® is moderately tolerant to powdery mildew and has good pickability of a medium size cone. … [Read more...]

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Discovered and introduced by Virgil Gamache Farms in Washington State, Amarillo® Brand VGXP01 cv. is 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. Amarillo demonstrates good resistance to downy and powdery mildew. Aroma -Specific aroma descriptors include grapefruit, orange, lemon, melon, apricot and peach. Chemistry -Alpha 7-11%, Beta 5.5-8%, Co-H 20 - 24% of alpha acids, total oil 1 - 2.3 mL/100g … [Read more...]

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Developed by Yakima Chief – Hopunion, Cryo Hops® represents the most innovative technology in hop processing. It uses a proprietary cryogenic separation process which preserves all components of each hop fraction. Cryo Hops is the concentrated lupulin of whole-leaf hops containing resins and aromatic oils. It is designed to provide intense hop flavor and aroma, enabling brewers to dose large quantities of hops without introducing astringent flavors or vegetative cone material. During early R&D trials, brewers specifically cited ‘juicy’ and ‘resinous’ characteristics. Cryo Hops offers twice the resin content of traditional whole-leaf and hop pellet products, and should be dosed at approximately half the amount by weight. Developed by Hop Breeding Company and released in 2012, Mosaic® Brand HBC 369 contains high alpha content and features a unique and complex aroma profile that translates favorably into a variety of beer styles. It is a daughter of Simcoe® Brand YCR 14 and a … [Read more...]

Hops

Developed by Hop Breeding Company and released in 2012, Mosaic® Brand HBC 369 contains high alpha content and features a unique and complex aroma profile that translates favorably into a variety of beer styles. It is a daughter of Simcoe® Brand YCR 14 and a Nugget derived male. Mosaic® is named in honor of the artistic assortment of aromas and flavors it is capable of presenting. Aroma -Specific aroma descriptors include blueberry, tangerine, papaya, rose, blossoms, grass and bubble gum. Chemistry -Alpha 10.5-14%, Beta 3-4.5%, Co-H 21-25%, Total oil 0.8 - 3 mL/100g … [Read more...]