A Dual Purpose hop

Opal

Germany

Opal

aroma profile: Floral, Citrus, Spicy, Fruity, Herbal

Developed at the Hüll Research Center, Opal exhibits excellent aroma characteristics combined with a respectable alpha acid level.

Aroma: Specific aroma descriptors include spice, pepper, citrus and an even dispersal of fruity, floral and herbal.

Brewing Values

Acid/Oil
Range
Low
High

Alpha Acid

0
20
5-8%

Beta Acid

0
15
3.5-5.5%

Total Oil

0
4
0.8-1.3 mL/100g
  • Alpha Acid
    5 - 8%
  • Beta Acid
    3.5 - 5.5%
  • Co-humulone
    13 - 17%
  • Total Oil
    0.8 - 1.3 mL/100g
  • Myrcene
    20 - 45% of total oil
  • Caryophyllene
    8 - 15% of total oil
  • Farnesene
    < 1.0% of total oil
  • Humulene
    30 - 50% of total oil
  • Geraniol
    0 - 0% of total oil

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