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A Dual Purpose hop

Horizon

United States
Horizon

aroma profile: Floral, Spicy

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.

Brewing Values

Acid/Oil
Range
Low
High

Alpha Acid

0
20
8.8-12%

Beta Acid

0
15
5.5-7.5%

Total Oil

0
4
0.5-1.5 mL/100g
  • Alpha Acid
    8.8 - 12%
  • Beta Acid
    5.5 - 7.5%
  • Co-humulone
    16 - 19%
  • Total Oil
    0.5 - 1.5 mL/100g
  • B-Pinene
    0.6 - 0.8% of total oil
  • Myrcene
    45 - 55% of total oil
  • Linalool
    0.9 - 1.5% of total oil
  • Caryophyllene
    8 - 14% of total oil
  • Farnesene
    3 - 5% of total oil
  • Humulene
    10 - 20% of total oil
  • Geraniol
    0.1 - 0.5% of total oil

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