Developed by the USDA breeding program in Idaho in 1968 and released in 1978, Galena is a high alpha variety with increasingly popular aroma characteristics. It has moderate tolerance to downy mildew and is susceptible to powdery mildew, but has good pickability of medium size, compact cones.
Aroma: Specific aroma descriptors include sweet fruits, pear, pineapple, blackcurrant, grapefruit, lime, gooseberry and spicy wood.
Alpha Acid13 - 15%
Beta Acid7.5 - 8.5%
Co-humulone34 - 39%
Total Oil1.3 - 2.1 mL/100g
B-Pinene0.4 - 0.7% of total oil
Myrcene40 - 50% of total oil
Linalool0.1 - 0.3% of total oil
Caryophyllene5 - 9% of total oil
Farnesene< 1.0% of total oil
Humulene11 - 17% of total oil
Geraniol0.5 - 0.8% of total oil
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