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Varieties of Hops

Willamette, US, Aroma Hop

The Triplod daughter of Fuggle, was released as a US aroma variety in 1976 from the USDA breeding program in Oregon. The variety is characterized by a low alpha acids content, mild aroma similar to Fuggle, and average agronomic yields. Using Willamette as a sub for one of the below listed hops. Fuggle, Tettnang, Styrian Golding and Columbia. 



Chinook, US -Dual Purpose Hop

Chinook was developed by the USDA breeding program in Washington State and released in 1985 as a high alpha acids variety. This cultivar takes its name from a Native American tribe indigenous to the region around Washington state. The female parent is one of the English Goldings. The variety has a robust spicy, citrus aroma and grows vigorously in all areas.  Use Chinook as a sub for Galena, Nugget, CTZ or Northern Brewer (GR). 

Centennial, US -Dual Purpose Hop

Centennial hops are a balanced bittering and aromatic hop with a decidedly American nature and uniquely pungent flavor. An intense citrus aroma with pronounced lemon notes also gives off some floral qualities that blend well with IPAs, APAs, and Pale Ales. Centennial hops are sometimes referenced to as a super charged Cascade without the grapefruit flavors of Cascade. Centennial hops also blend well with Chinook and Columbus hops.