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.
Alpha Acid15 - 17%
Beta Acid5 - 6.5%
Co-humulone29 - 32%
Total Oil1.5 - 3 mL/100g
B-Pinene0.3 - 0.6% of total oil
Myrcene30 - 40% of total oil
Linalool0.2 - 0.4% of total oil
Caryophyllene12 - 16% of total oil
Farnesene< 1.0% of total oil
Humulene18 - 22% of total oil
Geraniol0.1 - 0.6% of total oil
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