Comparing and Selecting Hops

So how do I choose the right hops for my beer? With such a wide range of flavor and aroma characteristics, this chart can serve as a helpful guide to the multitude of hop varieties available to homebrewers. Whether you are trying to find a substitute hop for a certain style or are looking to experiment with a hop you've never brewed with before, the following list can help to get you started.

Name
Alpha Acid %
Possible Substitution
Flavor Description
Admiral
11.0-15.0%
U.K. Challenger, U.K. Northdown, U.K. Target

Known for its bittering potential. Fruity, tea and citrusy aroma.

Ahtanum®
3.5-12.0%
Amarillo, Cascade

Citrus (grapefruit, lemon), geranium, floral, pine, and earthy notes. Often used for its aromatic properties.

Altus™
15.0-18.5%
Apollo

Massive resinous, as well as spicy and tangerine aromas.

Amarillo®
8.0-11.0%
Cascade, Centennial

Citrusy, flowery.

Apollo™
15.0-19.0%
Zeus

A high alpha acid varietal known for its disease resistance.

Aramis
6.5-8.5%

Sweet, spicy notes, with hints of citrus and herbs aroma.

Ariana
10.0-13.0%

Fruity, with intense berry character of black currant and gooseberry. Citrus high notes (particularly grapefruit) with slight resinous and herbal tones.

Aurora
7.5-8.8%
Northern Brewer

Floral, citrusy, herbal, aniseed and tea aroma.

Aurum
5.5-%

Its aroma is delicately spicy-herbal with a fine, classic, noble hoppiness for a relatively high farnesene and linalool content, with the latter being a terpene alcohol closely related to myrcene.

Azacca®
14.0-16.0%

A dual-use, high-alpha hop. Aroma and flavor characteristics of apricot, ripe mango, orchard fruit, orange, grapefruit, pine, and pineapple.

Barbe Rouge
7.0-10.0%

Bright and delicate aroma hop bursting with red ripe fruit flavors of currant, strawberry, and raspberry.

Belma
12.1-12.1%

Clean bitterness, citrus, tropical fruit flavors.

Bitter Gold
12.0-15.0%

Pine, Grapefruit and floral aroma.

Boadicea
8.0-10.0%

Resinous and spicy with a bright orchard fruit and floral backdrop. It can project a new-mown grass or clover character in the hop back or dry hop.

Bobek
3.5-7.0%
U.K. Fuggle

Slovenian Bobek has an intense and pleasant hoppy aroma described as having a hint of pine, lemon, and floral.

Bor
7.0-10.0%

Hoppy and spicy aroma. Generally used as a breeding hop in an effort to pass on its low cohumulone rate of around 14%.

Bouclier
7.9-8.5%

Herbal, grass and spice aroma.

Bramling Cross
5.0-7.0%
U.K. Kent Golding, U.K. Progress, Whitbread Golding Variety

Grapefruit, vanilla and gooseberry aroma.

Bravo™
14.0-17.0%
Apollo, Zeus

Orange, fruity, vanilla and floral aroma.

Brewer’s Gold
5.7-7.8%
Bullion

Bittering hop with neutral aroma character.

Brewer’s Gold
6.0-7.0%
Bullion, Galena, Northdown, Northern Brewer

Black currant, fruity, spicy.

Brooklyn
17.5-19.5%

Grapefruit, passionfruit, spice and sweet hay aroma.

BRU-1™
13.0-15.0%

It is big and bold with a fruit-forward character including pineapple flavor/aroma and aromas of stone fruit, spice, and floral.

Bullion
6.5-9.0%
Columbus, Northern Brewer

A rich hop primarily used for bittering. Intense blackcurrant aroma.

Buzz Bullets®
8.0-10.0%

Citrus and floral notes.

Callista
2.0-5.0%

Intense fruit flavors of stone fruits (apricot and peach), red berries, and passion fruit.

Calypso™
12.0-14.0%

Exhibits pleasant fruity notes-apple, pear, fruit punch.

Cascade (US)
4.5-7.0%
Amarillo, Centennial, possibly Columbus

Pleasant, flowery, spicy, and citrusy. Can have a grapefruit flavor.

Cashmere
7.7-9.1%

This dual purpose variety is an offspring of Cascade and Northern Brewer. Cashmere has aroma and flavor characteristics of melon, lemon, lime, herbs, and citrus fruits.

Celeia
3.0-6.0%
Styrian Golding

Moderate and pleasant zesty bitterness with matching floral aroma, making its use widespread in both ale and lager brewing.

Stores very well.

Centennial
9.5-11.5%
Cascade, possibly Columbus

Medium with floral and citrus tones.

Challenger
6.5-8.5%
Northern Brewer, U.S. or German Perle

Mild to moderate, quite spicy.

Chelan
12.0-14.5%

Bittering hop high in alpha and beta acids. Fruity, floral, citrus aroma.

Chinook
11.0-14.0%
Columbus, Northern Brewer, Nugget, U.K. Target

Mild to medium-heavy, spicy, piney, and grapefruity.

Citra®
11.0-13.0%

Intense citrusy flavor.

Cluster
5.5-9%
Galena

Well-balanced bittering potential. Strong hop/fruit aroma. Spicy flavor.

Columbia
5.0-6.0%

Noble aroma.

Columbus/Tomahawk/Zeus
15.0-20.0%
Chinook, Northern Brewer, Nugget, U.K. Target

Three different hops but nearly indistinguishable, they collectively go by the name CTZ. Earthy and spicy characteristics. Generally used a bittering hop due to its high alpha acids. Hints of orange and grapefruit aromas when used as a late hop addition.

Comet
8.0-10.5%

Grapefruit, lemon, orange, and grassy notes.

Contessa™
3.0-5.0%

A noble-like hop that has higher beta acids than alpha acids. Green tea, floral, and light pear.

Crystal
3.5-5.5%
French Strisslespalt, Hallertauer, Hersbrucker, Liberty, Mt. Hood

Mild and pleasant, spicy and flowery.

CTZ
14.5-16.5%

Citrus collides with pungent spice for an intense late hop contribution.

Czech Kazbek
5.0-8.0%

It can show a dominant bright citrus note of lemon or grapefruit, but never obscures the quintessential mixture of floral and earthy spice of its Saaz parent.

Czech Saaz
2.0-5.0%

Soft, pleasantly spicy and herbal with vivid woodsy, earthy, and dark floral character. Distinctively “hoppy” in pale worts. Rootstock grown elsewhere doesn’t have the same range or balance as Czech flowers. 

Dana
7.2-12.6%

Floral and citrus aroma.

Delta™
5.5-7%

Spicy, earthy, ginger and citrusy aroma.

Denali™
13.0-16.0%

Pineapple, pine and citrus aroma.

Diamant
7.0-7.5%

A classic, noble, hoppy-fresh, herbal-spicy, floral aroma profile, which makes it ideal for dry hopping.

Dr.Rudi
10.0-12.0%

Moderate. Sweetly grassy with overtones of lemongrass, pine sap, and dried fruit.

East Kent Goldings
4.0-6.5%

Flowery with citrus peel or citrus candy overtones and a herbaceous, spring meadow-like undercurrent. Gentle and refined, dry hopping can bring forth its citrus aspects alongside a fresh grassy note.

Ekuanot®
14.5-15.5%

Strong impressions of citrus, fruit, and herbs.

El Dorado®
14.0-16.0%

Dual purpose hop with intense tropical, pineapple and mango notes.

Elixir
5.0-7.0%

Complex hop with unique aromas of Cognac, leather, and tobacco. Lesser notes of citrus and tropical fruits.

Ella™
13.3-16.3%

Dual purpose hop that displays floral and subtle spice notes. When used as a late addition or dry hop, it imparts grapefruit and topical flavors.

Empire
8.5-10.5%

A good dual purpose hop with very unique aromas. Reminiscent of Cluster, but with overtones of plum, fig cucumber, and mild wood.

Endeavour
7.5-10.6%

Blackcurrant, loganberry, spice, grapefruit and lime aroma.

Enigma™
13.5-16.5%

Pinot gris, raspberry, redcurrant and tropical fruit aroma.

Epic
3.0-5.0%

Fruity and berry aroma.

Eroica
7.3-15.0%
Galena, Nugget

Strong but pleasant fruity aroma, but generally used as a bittering hop.

Eureka!™
17.0-19.0%
Simcoe

An offspring of Apollo and German Merkur, Eureka! has aromas and characteristics of strong herbal notes, pine, mint, grapefruit rind, tangerine, and other citrus. Great for brewers looking for varieties to use in late addition, whirlpool, or “hop stand” hop additions.

First Gold
6.0-10.0%
maybe Crystal, U.K. Kent Golding

A little like Golding family; spicy.

Fuggle
3.0-5.6%
Styrian Golding, U.S. Tettnanger, Willamette

Mild and pleasant, woody, earthy, and slightly floral.

Galaxy™
13.5-15.0%

Intense and potent. Musky tropical fruit (passionfruit, apricot, Key lime) with dank citrus and earthy blackcurrant. 

Galaxy™
11.0-16.0%

When used as a late addition or dry hopped, it contributes a pungent flavor of passionfruit and citrus.

Galena
11.5-13.5%
Chinook, Nugget, Pride of Ringwood

Medium but pleasant hoppiness, citrusy.

Glacier
3.3-9.7%
Styrian Golding, U.S. Fuggle, U.S. Tettnanger, Willamette

Dual purpose hop with a citrus earthy aroma.

Golding (US)
4.0-6.0%
Fuggle, Styrian Golding, U.K. Progress

Aroma hop similar to the UK Goldings. Aromas are delicate, sweet floral, spicy.

Green Bullet™
11.0-14.0%
Crystal, Hallertauer Tradition, Liberty, Mt. Hood, Ultra

Moderately intense with a distinct floral, resinous character reminiscent of Styrian Goldings, layered with hints of musky Southern Hemisphere fruit.

Hallertau Aroma
6.5-8.5%
Perle

A dual purpose hop which has been used to replace Perle

Hallertau Blanc
9.0-11.0%

Winey, passion fruit, grapefruit, gooseberry, pineapple character.

Hallertau Magnum
11.0-16.0%

Has a fine, if understated, character, showing restrained and mild fresh flower and fruit aromatics when used late in the boil.

Hallertau Merkur
10.0-14.0%

Citrusy, sugar-like, mint and pineapple aroma.

Hallertau Mittelfrüh
3.0-5.5%
German Tradition, Liberty, Ultra

Complex, but mild and approachable. A mixture of sweet, earthy,and herbal with vivid impressions of new-mown hay, sweet spices, and dried flowers.

Hallertau Taurus
12.0-18.0%

Dual-purpose hop with earthy aromas as well as pepper, lime, currant, and spice. It has the highest xanthohumol content of any hop, which is a potent antioxidant.

Hallertau Tradition
4.0-7.0%
Crystal, Liberty

Known for its aromatic properties. A replacement for Hallertauer Mittelfrüh.

Hallertauer
3.5-5.5%
Hallertauer Tradition, Liberty, Ultra

Very mild, pleasant, and slightly flowery, some spicy.

Hallertauer Gold
6.0-6.5%
Crystal, Mt. Hood

Known for its aromatic properties similar to Hallertauer.

Helga™
5.4-7.3%

The ideal Australian hop to provide your beer with the refined hop characters typical of the flavour and aroma contributions from European hops.

Herald
9.0-13.0%

Dual-purpose hop with a clean bitterness and fresh citrus flavors of orange and grapefruit.

Herkules
13.0-17.0%

Pepper, spicy, resinous and orange aroma.

Hersbrucker
1.5-4.0%
French Strisslespalt, Mt. Hood

Floral and herbal – similar to Mittelfrüh, but with an added element of fruit and more dominant spice component.

Horizon
10.0-14.0%
Magnum

Spicy, floral. Low co-humulone results in clean tasting beer.

Huell Melon
7.0-8.0%

Honeydew melon and strawberry aroma.

Idaho 7™
13.0-15.0%

A dual-purpose variety with flavors and aromas of tropical fruit, orange, apricot, black tea, pine, and herbs.

Idaho Gem™
11.0-14.0%

Forward impressions of fruit candy supported by citric grapefruit.

Jarrylo®
15.0-17.0%

A high-alpha hop, the flavor imparts a mild sweetness and a tea-like spice, with flavors and aromas of banana, pear, spice, and herbal notes.

Junga
12.0-12.0%

Bittering hop with a blackcurrant, spicy, grapefruity aroma.

Kent Golding
4.0-5.5%
U.K. Progress, U.S. Golding, Whitbread Golding Variety

Gentle, fragrant, and pleasant.

Kohatu
3.0-3.0%

Aroma hop with high essential oils and intense floral characters of pine needles and tropical fruit.

Kohatu®
6.0-7.0%

Pleasant tropical fruit, showing bright lime and pineapple with traces of pine. 

Legacy
N/A

Clean grapefruit, floral, black currant notes and a spicy aroma.

Lemondrop™
5.0-7.0%
Amarillo

This aroma hop originated from a cross between Cascade and USDA 19058 male. It features (of course) lemony, floral, earthy, herbal, grassy, citrus, pepper, and pine notes.

Liberty
3.0-5.0%
Hallertauer, Hallertauer Tradition, Mt. Hood

Mild and clean aroma, slightly spicy character.

Loral®
10.0-14.0%

Dark fruit, floral, lemon-citrus and pepper aroma.

Lotus™
13.0-17.0%

Exceptional aromatic characteristics of orange and vanilla, followed by notes of candied grapes and tropical fruit.

Lubelski (Lublin)
3.0-4.5%
Czech Saaz, U.S. Saaz, U.S. Tettnanger

Mild and typical of noble aroma types, spicy, herbal.

Magnum
11.0-16.0%
Northdown, Northern Brewer

High alpha variety with spicy and mild fruity aroma.

Mandarina Bavaria
7.0-10.0%
Cascade

Mandarin orangey flavor and aroma.

Marynka
9.0-12.0%

Aniseed, grapefruit and lemon aroma.

Melba™
7.0-10.0%

Passionfruit, Grapefruit, citrus and summery characteristics.

Meridian
5.0-7.0%

Aroma hop with characteristics of citrus, lemon, mixed berry, tropical fruit, and spearmint.

Merkur
12.0-16.0%
Magnum

Dual-purpose hop with aromas of pineapple, mint, and sugar.

Millennium
15.5-18.5%
Nugget

Mild, herbal, similar to Nugget.

Mistral
6.5-8.5%

Refreshing character of citrus fruits, floral, and sweet fruits.

Monroe
2.8-2.9%

Red berry aromas and flavors — raspberries, strawberries, cherries, red currants, passion fruit.

Mosaic™
11.5-13.5%

Complex and pronounced. Strong impressions of citrus oil, balsam pine, blueberry, peach and tropical fruit. Notable mango character, but also shades of lime and mandarin orange.

Motueka™
6.5-7.5%
Czech Saaz, U.S. Saaz

Aroma hop that is fruity, tropical and citrusy.

Mount Hood
4.0-8.0%

Moderately intense and sweet with suggestions of herbal notes, flowers and green fruit. Noble-like, it can be pungent with a more pronounced herbal note in fresh brews.

Mount Rainier
5.0-9.4%

Aromas similar to nobel hops. Descriptions include: licorice, floral, Grass, cedar, lemon, and tea aroma.

Moutere™
17.5-19.5%

Intensely tropical and fruity with dominant grapefruit and passionfruit notes, and undertones of spry hay, earthy baking spice, and resinous pine. 

Nelson Sauvin™
12.0-13.0%

Distinctive white wine “fruitiness,” gooseberry. Considered by some as “extreme,” this hop is often used in specialty craft and seasonal beers.

Newport
10.5-17.0%
Galena, Nugget

A bittering hop. Earthy, light citrus, and balsamic.

Northdown
6.0-10.0%

Dual-purpose hop with aromas of spice, cedar, and pine.

Northern Brewer (German)
6.0-10.0%
Chinook, Magnum, Perle

Medium-strong with some wild tones.

Northern Brewer (US)
7.0-10.0%
Galena, Magnum

Aromas of evergreen, wood, and peppery. US Northern Brewer has slightly higher alpha acids and higher myrcene oil than the German variety.

Nugget
9.5-16.0%
Chinook, Columbus, Galena, U.K. Target

High-alpha hop that can be used as a dual-purpose hop with mild, pleasant, and herbal aromas.

Olympic
11.0-13.0%
Chinook

Mild to medium, citrusy aroma, spicy.

Opal
5.0-8.0%
Styrian Golding

German dual-purpose hop. Herbal, pepper, grass and aniseed aroma.

Orbit
N/A

Orbit is different each year as it uses a proprietary blend of hops specially selected out of the New Zealand “Hops with a Difference” breeding program.

Orion
6.0-8.5%

Spicy aroma.

Pacific Gem™
13.0-15.0%
Galena

Bittering hop with delicate blackberry and floral oak. Pleasant aroma and high bitterness level.

Pacific Jade™
12.0-14.0%

A “soft” bittering hop with spicy and citrus aroma qualities.

Pacifica™
5.0-6.0%
Hallertau family

An aroma hop with some citrus and floral character

Pahto™
17.0-20.0%

High-alpha bitterning hop with an herbal, earthy, and floral aroma.

Palisade®
5.5-10.0%
Perhaps Cascade

Dual-purpose hop with aromas of apricot, grass, and floral.

Pekko™
13.0-16.0%
Saaz

A clean and pleasant variety with floral mint, herbal, citrus, thyme, cucumber, lemon, and sage characteristics. Sometimes described as “Saaz like.”

Perle (German)
4.0-9.0%
Chinook, Cluster, Galena, Northern Brewer

Known for its aromatic and bittering properties. Herbal and spicy.

Perle (US)
4.0-9.0%
Northern Brewer, U.S. Perle

Moderately intense, flroal and spicy.

Phoenix
8.0-12.0%
U.K. Challenger, U.K. Kent Golding, U.K. Northdown

Dual purpose hop with aromas of pine, chocolate, molasses, and floral.

Pilgrim
9.0-13.0%
U.K. Challenger, U.K. Target

Dual purpose hop with citrusy, fruity, spicy, and lemon aromas.

Pilot
8.5-11.5%

Marmalade, lemon and spice aroma.

Pioneer
8.5-11.4%
U.K. Kent Golding

A mild, typical English aroma.

Polaris
18.0-24.0%

Intense and lingering impressions of wintergreen, pleasant fruit notes, with a Hallertau-like sweetness and herbal note. Can exhibit a pungent, exotic spice flavor early in fermentation.

Premiant
7.0-10.0%

A dual purpose variety with a balanced bitterness and a fruity, lemon and lavender aroma.

Pride of Ringwood
7.0-10.0%
Cluster, Galena

Quite pronounced, woody, earthy, herbal.

Progress
5.0-7.0%
Fuggle, U.K. Kent Golding

Moderately strong, good aroma. Spicy, currant and cassis aroma.

Rakau
9.0-11.0%

High alpha acids and oil content (particularly myrcene) with low cohumulone, making it ideal for the “hoppy not bitter” school of new world IPAs. Aromas and flavors of ripe fruit, grassiness, lemon, grapefruit juice, and hints of tropical flowers.

Rakau™
9.0-11.0%

Unique aromas described as, “the whole orchard.” Dominant stone fruits (especially apricot), tropical fruits, and candy.

Riwaka™
4.5-6.5%
Czech Saaz, possible American "C" hops

Citrusy, grapefruit aroma hop

Saaz
3.0-4.5%
U.S. Saaz

Very mild with pleasant hoppy notes, earthy, spicy, and herbal.

Saaz
3.0-5.0%
Czech Saaz

Mild and pleasant, earthy and spicy.

Saazer
2.8-3.5%

Grass, resinous and lemon aroma.

Sabro™
12.0-16.0%

Complex and distinct fruit and citrus. Unique tangerine, coconut, tropical and stone fruit underscored by hints of cedar and mint.

Santiam
5.0-7.0%
German Spalt, German Spalt Select, German Tettnanger

Noble characteristics. Spicy, herbal and floral aroma.

Saphir
2.0-4.5%
Any noble hops

Strongly but pleasantly spicy with sweet, fruity overtones (citrus, red berries). Mild and approachable in the “noble hop” sense.

Savinjski Golding
4.6-6.0%

Noble aroma.

Select (German)
3.0-6.5%
Czech Saaz, German Spalt, Tettnanger

Spicy, flowery, and hoppy with prominent undertones of ripe berry and citrus. Spice and wood character reminiscent of Spalt and Saaz. Powerful impressions but with great finesse.

Simcoe®
2.1-27.3%

A bittering and aromatic hop. Berry, bubblegum, citrus, earth, passion fruit and pine aroma.

Sladek
4.5-8.5%
Czech Saaz, U.S. Saaz, U.S. Tettnanger

A dual-purpose Saaz hybrid. Fruity, passion fruit and citrus aroma.

Smaragd
4.0-6.0%

Fruity and floral aromas.

Sorachi Ace
11.0-12.5%

Bittering hop with lemony aroma

Southern Cross™
11.0-14.0%

Piney, resinous bittering hop

Sovereign
4.5-6.5%
U.K. Fuggle

Complex with moderate to intense fruit (peach, red currant, berry, cherry) not quite balanced by a delicate, tangy spice quality. Suggestions of green tea leaves. Pairs well with earthy or herbal varieties in a blend.

Spalt
4.0-5.5%
German Spalt Select, U.S. Saaz, U.S. Tettnanger

Mild and pleasant, slightly spicy.

Spalt Select
4.0-6.0%
German Spalt, U.S. Saaz, U.S. Tettnanger

Very fine Spalter-type aroma.

Spalt Select
3.0-5.0%
Saaz, Tettnanger

Medium intensity and pleasant hoppy qualities. Medium-strong aroma with wild American tones.

Sterling
6.0-9.0%
Saaz

Herbal, spicy, pleasant aroma, hint of floral and citrus.

Strisselspalt
1.0-5.0%
Crystal, Hersbrucker, Mt. Hood

Aroma hop with delicate spicy, citrus, floral, and herbal aromas.

Styrian Aurora
7.0-9.5%
Northern Brewer, Styrian Golding, U.S. Styrian Bobek

Intense, pleasant and hoppy. Very suitable for extraction and for combination with other varieties in the brewing process.

Styrian Bobek
3.5-7.0%
Styrian Golding, U.K. Fuggle, U.S. Fuggle, Willamette

Intense, pleasant hop aroma. Similar to Fuggle type.

Styrian Golding
4.5-6.0%
U.K. Fuggle, U.S. Fuggle, Willamette

Delicate, slightly spicy.

Styrian Golding Celia
3.0-6.0%

 Invitingly earthy and resinous as befits its Fuggle background, but with a more refined and restrained nature. When used in a hopback or as a dry hop, look for heightened floral and sweet spice. 

Sultana™
13.0-15.0%
Nugget

Previously referred to as Experimental #06277, Denali, and Nuggetzilla, it has immense pineapple characteristics and notes of citrus and pine.

Summer™
5.6-6.4%

A hop variety formerly known as Summer Saaz that has a gentle floral aroma, slightly earthy. Expect apricot and stone fruit notes when used in dry hopping.

Summit™
15.0-18.0%
Columbus

Ultra high-alpha bittering hop, earthy aroma.

Sun
12.0-16.0%
Magnum

High-alpha bittering hop with herbaceous notes.

Super Alpha
10.0-12.0%

Earthy, piney bittering hop.

Super Galena™
13.0-16.0%

Grass and spice aroma.

Super Pride
12.5-16.3%
Pride of Ringwood

A high alpha variety bred from Pride of Ringwood.

Sussex
4.3-5.8%

Earthy, grass, mint, citrus and vanilla aroma.

Sylva™
5.6-7.3%

Floral, herbal and noble aroma.

Tahoma
7.0-8.5%

Lemon, citrus, orange and spicy aroma.

Target
8.0-13.0%
Fuggle, Willamette

Intense and pleasantly pungent with dried citrus and sagebrush overtones. Whirlpool or dry hop additions play up a spice character.

Tettnang (German)
2.5-5.5%
Czech Saaz, German Spalt, Santiam

Shifting and evolving mix of floral, fruity, herbal and spicy – fresh herbs, grass, dried flowers, citrus peel, black tea.

Tettnang (US)
4.0-5.5%
German Spalt, German Spalt Select, Saaz, U.S. Tettnanger

Mild and pleasant, slightly spicy, herbal.

Tomahawk®
15.0-17.0%
Columbus

Primarily a bittering hop.

Topaz™
13.7-17.7%

A dual purpose hop, Topaz adds a resinous, grassy flavors; however, with later additions and in higher gravity brews, light tropical fruit flavors (some say lychee) become more pronounced.

Tradition
5.0-7.0%
Hallertauer Mittelfrüh, Hersbrucker

Very fine and similar to Hallertauer Mittelfrüh.

Triplepearl
10.3-11.2%

Melon, orange, resin, spice and pepper aroma.

Triskel
2.5-5.0%

Fruity, citrusy and floral aroma.

Triumph
9.0-12.0%
Hallertauer, Nugget

Fruity notes of lime, orange, peach, and bubblegum, with lesser notes of spice and pine.

Ultra
2.0-4.1%
Hallertauer Tradition, Liberty, Saaz

Very good to outstanding, some Saaz-like qualities. Aromatic properties similar to Hallertauer.

Vanguard
4.0-6.0%
Hallertauer Mittelfrüh, Saaz

Aroma similar to continental European types.

Vic Secret™
14.0-21.0%

Clean and bright tropical character (passionfruit, pineapple) with supporting notes of fresh herbs and pine needles. Similar to Galaxy but lighter and less dominating. 

Wai-iti™
2.5-3.5%
Saaz

Aroma hop with a startlingly citrus aroma made up of mandarin, lemon and lime zest

Waimea™
16.0-19.0%

High alpha but also lots of oils giving fresh tangelo and citrus fruit aroma with pine needles

Wakatu™
6.5-8.5%
Hallertauer Mittelfrüh, Nelson Sauvin

Wakatu features floral aromas, as well as notes of fresh lime zest, citrus oils, and has a Mittlefrüh-style sweetness.

Warrior®
15.0-18.0%
Nugget

A bittering and aromatic hop with notes of resin and pine.

WGV (Whitbread Golding Variety)
5.0-7.5%
Glacier, Styrian Golding, U.K. Kent Golding, U.K. Progress, U.K. Target

Quite pleasant and hoppy, moderately intense, slightly spicy.

Willamette
4.0-6.0%
Styrian Golding, U.S. Fuggle, U.S. Tettnanger

Mild and pleasant, slightly spicy, fruity, floral, a little earthy.

X10416
15.0-18.0%

Orange, citrus, pine, mint and tropical fruit aroma.

Yakima Cluster
6.0-8.5%

Used as a kettle hop for bittering.

Yakima Gold
7.0-8.0%

Grapefruit and lemon zest aroma.

Zappa™
6.0-8.0%

 Spicy with strong notes of tropical fruit (mango, passion fruit), citrus, and pine. Additional descriptors include savory, mint, and Fruity Pebbles™.

Zeus
15.0-17.0%
Columbus

Aromatic and pleasant. Black pepper, onion and light citrus aroma.