A Bittering hop

Olympic

United States
Olympic

aroma profile: Citrus, Spicy

Released for commercial production in 1983, Olympic is a descendant of Brewer's Gold, Fuggle and East Kent Golding. It is primarily used as a bittering hop, however some subtle citrus and spice aroma characteristics have been noted.

Aroma: Specific aroma descriptors include citrus and spicy.

Brewing Values

Acid/Oil
Range
Low
High

Alpha Acid

0
20
11.5-13.5%

Beta Acid

0
15
5-5.5%

Total Oil

0
4
1-2 mL/100g
  • Alpha Acid
    11.5 - 13.5%
  • Beta Acid
    5 - 5.5%
  • Co-humulone
    30 - 32%
  • Total Oil
    1 - 2 mL/100g
  • B-Pinene
    0.6 - 1% of total oil
  • Myrcene
    45 - 55% of total oil
  • Linalool
    0.4 - 0.7% of total oil
  • Caryophyllene
    7 - 12% of total oil
  • Farnesene
    < 1.0% of total oil
  • Humulene
    9 - 13% of total oil
  • Geraniol
    0.6 - 1% of total oil

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