Learn more about how we actively work with growers to increase quality at the farm.
Explore the rich history of hop farming by connecting with our family farms.
Learn about YCH HOPS' sustainability efforts in our annual report.
Can't find what you're looking for? Check out a list of frequent questions to learn more.
Looking for YCH HOPS? Shop small and support local by finding a retailer near you.
YCH HOPS is currently offering a variety of hops available for spot purchase at discounted...
Order hop and beer analysis for hop growers and brewers. www.alphaanalyticstesting.com
Stock up on your favorite swag. 2016 variety books are in stock. www.hopgear.com.
COMMERCIAL BREWERS: A new online purchase portal is live at spot.ychhops.com.
Bred at Wye College and introduced in 1972, Challenger is a granddaughter of Northern Brewer and niece of Northdown. It is a...
alpha acids: 6.5 - 8.5%
beta acids: 4 - 4.5%
Total Oil: 1 - 1.7 mL/100g
Aroma: Specific aroma descriptors include cedar, green tea and sweet fruit.
Released in 2000 by Washington State University, Glacier is an offspring of French Elsasser, Brewer's Gold and Northern...
alpha acids: 4 - 7.5%
beta acids: 7 - 10%
Total Oil: 0.8 - 1 mL/100g
Aroma: Specific aroma descriptors include plum, blackberry and wood.
Bred by Hop Breeding Company through open pollination of a wild American hop, subspecies neomexicanus, HBC 472 is a dual...
alpha acids: 9 - 11%
beta acids: 7 - 9%
Total Oil: 0 - 5 mL/100g
Aroma: Specific aroma descriptors include floral, wood, coconut and distinct whiskey/bourbon.
Bred in England in 1934 from a Canterbury Golding plant and male seedling of Brewer's Gold, Northern Brewer is mainly grown...
alpha acids: 7 - 10%
beta acids: 3.5 - 5.5%
Total Oil: 1 - 2 mL/100g
Aroma: Specific aroma descriptors include evergreen, wood and mint.
Released by Washington State University in 2013, Tahoma is one of three new public varieties to come to market. It retains...
alpha acids: 6 - 7.5%
beta acids: 7 - 8%
Total Oil: 1.5 - 2 mL/100g
Aroma: Specific aroma descriptors include lemon, grapefruit, cedar, pine, spice and pepper.
Bred in 1982 by the USDA and released in 1997, Vanguard is an aroma variety with similar characteristics to Hallertau...
alpha acids: 4.5 - 6.5%
beta acids: 5.5 - 7%
Total Oil: 0.5 - 1 mL/100g
Aroma: Specific aroma descriptors include woody.