A Bittering hop

Summit

United States
Summit™

aroma profile: Citrus, Spicy, Herbal

Bred by the American Dwarf Hop Association and released in 2003, Summit™ is a cross between Lexus and an unspecified male derived from numerous hops including Zeus, Nugget and male USDA varieties. It is the first dwarf hop to be bred for production in the United States. Summit™ is mainly used as a bittering hop, but does have earthy aromatic characteristics and subtle hints of citrus.

Aroma: Specific aroma descriptors include pepper, incense, anise, orange, pink grapefruit and tangerine.

Brewing Values

Acid/Oil
Range
Low
High

Alpha Acid

0
20
15-17%

Beta Acid

0
15
5-6.5%

Total Oil

0
4
1.5-3 mL/100g
  • Alpha Acid
    15 - 17%
  • Beta Acid
    5 - 6.5%
  • Co-humulone
    29 - 32%
  • Total Oil
    1.5 - 3 mL/100g
  • B-Pinene
    0.3 - 0.6% of total oil
  • Myrcene
    30 - 40% of total oil
  • Linalool
    0.2 - 0.4% of total oil
  • Caryophyllene
    12 - 16% of total oil
  • Farnesene
    < 1.0% of total oil
  • Humulene
    18 - 22% of total oil
  • Geraniol
    0.1 - 0.6% of total oil

2 Brewer Reviews

I've used summit with great results in an amber: bittering, flavor and aroma.

Steve | Jan 22nd, 2016

Can be great but frequently has an overpowering and unpleasant allium character (garlic/onion/sulphur) even in small amounts. Too hit and miss and can really spoil a beer.

Xander | May 16th, 2016

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