An Aroma hop

Columbia

United States
Columbia

aroma profile: Earthy, Fruity

Selected in 1967 at Oregon State University in Corvallis, Oregon, Columbia was once grown throughout Oregon on ~300 acres, however, was discontinued in the early 80s in favor of Willamette. It is now grown on a much smaller scale. Columbia is a seedless variety with good storage stability and and small to medium cone size.

Aroma: Specific aroma descriptors include earth, fruit, and "Fuggle-like".

Brewing Values

Acid/Oil
Range
Low
High

Alpha Acid

0
20
5-6%

Beta Acid

0
15
3-4%

Total Oil

0
4
1-2 mL/100g
  • Alpha Acid
    5 - 6%
  • Beta Acid
    3 - 4%
  • Co-humulone
    39 - 41%
  • Total Oil
    1 - 2 mL/100g
  • B-Pinene
    0.6 - 0.8% of total oil
  • Myrcene
    45 - 55% of total oil
  • Linalool
    0.2 - 0.5% of total oil
  • Caryophyllene
    9 - 12% of total oil
  • Farnesene
    3 - 5% of total oil
  • Humulene
    15 - 19% of total oil
  • Geraniol
    0.2 - 0.2% of total oil

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