Bred in Oregon in 1970 and released in 1997, Horizon is a descendant of Brewer's Gold and half-sister to Nugget. Its low co-humulone is similar to noble varieties and provides smoothness to beer, however alpha acid levels can reach as high as 12%. Horizon can be utilized in every stage of the brewing process.
Aroma: Specific aroma descriptors include floral bouquet and spicy.
Alpha Acid8.8 - 12%
Beta Acid5.5 - 7.5%
Co-humulone16 - 19%
Total Oil0.5 - 1.5 mL/100g
B-Pinene0.6 - 0.8% of total oil
Myrcene45 - 55% of total oil
Linalool0.9 - 1.5% of total oil
Caryophyllene8 - 14% of total oil
Farnesene3 - 5% of total oil
Humulene10 - 20% of total oil
Geraniol0.1 - 0.5% of total oil
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