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Released in 1999, Bitter Gold is a high alpha variety with excellent aroma capabilities. Its lineage includes Brewer's Gold,...
alpha acids: 12 - 14.5%
beta acids: 4.5 - 6%
Total Oil: 1 - 2 mL/100g
Aroma: Specific aroma descriptors include pear, watermelon, stone fruit and fresh cut grass.
Selected in 1961 and released in 1974 by the USDA, Comet was originally utilized for its high alpha acid content and...
alpha acids: 8 - 10.5%
beta acids: 4 - 5%
Total Oil: 1.2 - 2 mL/100g
Aroma: Specific aroma descriptors include subtle, "wild American," grassy and grapefruit.
Originally bred in England in 1934, Northern Brewer is a cross between Canterbury Golding and a male seedling of Brewer's...
alpha acids: 6 - 10%
beta acids: 3 - 5%
Total Oil: 1 - 1.6 mL/100g
Aroma: Specific aroma descriptors include mint, pine and grass.
Bred at Wye College in 1951 and released in 1964, Progress is a cross between WGV (Whitbread Golding Variety) and a wild,...
alpha acids: 6 - 7.5%
beta acids: 2 - 2.7%
Total Oil: 0.5 - 0.8 mL/100g
Aroma: Specific aroma descriptors include grass, mint, sweet, honey, and blackcurrant.
Bred at the Hop Research Center in Hüll and released in 1993, Select is often referred to as “Spalter Select.” It was bred to...
alpha acids: 3 - 6.5%
beta acids: 2.4 - 5%
Total Oil: 0.6 - 0.9 mL/100g
Aroma: Specific aroma descriptors include spicy and grass.
Strisselpalt is from the Alsace area of France, near Strasbourg. It is globally accepted as a good aroma hop with similar...
alpha acids: 1.8 - 2.5%
beta acids: 4 - 4.7%
Total Oil: 0.6 - 0.8 mL/100g
Aroma: Specific aroma descriptors include spicy, citrusy, floral, fruity and herbal.
Discovered in 2005 at Gate Court, Northiam in East Sussex, Sussex is a “chance find” variety. It is likely to have resulted...
alpha acids: 4.3 - 5.8%
beta acids: 2.4 - 3.2%
Total Oil: 0.4 - 0.6 mL/100g
Aroma: Specific aroma descriptors include earthy, grass, mint, citrus and vanilla.