An Aroma hop

Crystal

United States
Crystal

aroma profile: Earthy, Herbal

Bred in 1983 by the USDA, Crystal is a triploid aroma-type cultivar from Hallertau Mittelfrüh, Cascade, Brewer's Gold and Early Green. It is primarily grown in Oregon and has become increasingly popular among craft brewers due to its versatility in a variety of beer styles.

Aroma: Specific aroma descriptors include woody and green.

Brewing Values

Acid/Oil
Range
Low
High

Alpha Acid

0
20
3-6%

Beta Acid

0
15
6-8.5%

Total Oil

0
4
0.8-2.3 mL/100g
  • Alpha Acid
    3 - 6%
  • Beta Acid
    6 - 8.5%
  • Co-humulone
    23 - 26%
  • Total Oil
    0.8 - 2.3 mL/100g
  • B-Pinene
    0.4 - 1% of total oil
  • Myrcene
    30 - 55% of total oil
  • Linalool
    0.6 - 1% of total oil
  • Caryophyllene
    5 - 12% of total oil
  • Farnesene
    < 1.0% of total oil
  • Humulene
    20 - 30% of total oil
  • Geraniol
    0.4 - 0.7% of total oil

3 Brewer Reviews

5

Outstanding flavor, interesting combination between fruit and wood.

Jorge | Dec 7th, 2016

This is the only hops that I have found that grows well in my area (central GA). I'm happy with that but have not brewed with it yet. Do you have a recipe that features it?

William Bell | Aug 30th, 2017

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