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 HOPS - Emoji Guide to Aromatic and Bittering Potential

by Gabe Jackson, The Beverage People

 

Legend of Aroma Emojis

The following emojis are used in this guide to express the aromatic characteristics of the hops we stock at The Beverage People.

Citrus as in orange, lemon, lime.

Floral as in roses, geraniums.

Tropical as in pineapple, mango, passionfruit.

Pine as in pine trees and other conifers.

Spices as in cloves, fresh pepper, spiced tea.

Herbal as in basil, mint, thyme, sage.

Grassy and Earthy.

Onion and Garlic.

Stone Fruits as in apricot, peach.

White wine grapes.

Melon as in honeydew.

Strawberry.

 


 

Hops List - Alphabetical


 

Amarillo®

H06 - Pellets | H78 - Raw cone

 

Aromatic Characteristics

Aromas of citrus, flowers and tropical fruit.

Aromatic Oil Content

1.5 - 1.9 ml/100g

Bittering Potential (alpha acid %)

8 - 11%

Good for Bittering?

Yes


 

Cascade

H44 - Pellets | H59R - Raw cone

 

Aromatic Characteristics

Aromas of citrus and flowers.

Aromatic Oil Content

0.8 - 1.5 mL/100g

Bittering Potential (alpha acid %)

5 - 9%

Good for Bittering?

Not typically used for bittering. It can result in astringency.


 

Centennial

H54 - Pellets | H40 - Raw cone

 

Aromatic Characteristics

Aromas of citrus, flowers and spices.

Aromatic Oil Content

1.5 - 2.5 mL/100g

Bittering Potential (alpha acid %)

9.5 - 11.5%

Good for Bittering?

Not typically used for bittering. It can result in astringency.


 

Chinook

H39 - Pellets | H91R - Raw cone

 

Aromatic Characteristics

Aromas of pine, citrus, herbs and spices.

Aromatic Oil Content

1.5 - 2.7 mL/100g

Bittering Potential (alpha acid %)


12 - 14%

Good for Bittering?

Not typically used for bittering. It can result in astringency.


 

Citra®

H120 - Pellets | H120R - Raw cone

 

Aromatic Characteristics

  

Aromas of citrus and tropical fruit.

Aromatic Oil Content

1.5 - 3 mL/100g

Bittering Potential (alpha acid %)


10 - 15%

Good for Bittering?

Not typically used for bittering. It can result in astringency.


 

Crystal

#9311 - Pellets

 

Aromatic Characteristics

  

Aromas of flowers, grass & earth, citrus and spices.

Aromatic Oil Content

0.8 - 2.1 mL/100g

Bittering Potential (alpha acid %)


2.5 - 4.5%

Good for Bittering?

Yes


 

CTZ - AKA Columbus, Tomahawk, and Zeus

H55 - Pellets

 

Aromatic Characteristics

 

Aromas of herbs, citrus, and onion/garlic.

Aromatic Oil Content

1.5 - 4.5 mL/100g

Bittering Potential (alpha acid %)


14 - 18%

Good for Bittering?

Not typically used for bittering. It can result in astringency.


 

El Dorado®

H11 - Pellets

 

Aromatic Characteristics

Aromas of tropical fruit, citrus and stone fruit.

Aromatic Oil Content

2.5 - 3.3 mL/100g

Bittering Potential (alpha acid %)


13 - 17%

Good for Bittering?

Not typically used for bittering. It can result in astringency.


 

Fuggle

H65 - Pellets

 

Aromatic Characteristics

Aromas of grass & earth, herbs and flowers.

Aromatic Oil Content

0.4 - 0.8 mL/100g

Bittering Potential (alpha acid %)


2.5 - 6%

Good for Bittering?

Not typically used for bittering. It can result in astringency.


 

Galaxy

#9811 - Pellets

 

Aromatic Characteristics

Aromas of tropical fruit, citrus and stone fruit.

Aromatic Oil Content

3 - 5 mL/100g

Bittering Potential (alpha acid %)


11 - 16%

Good for Bittering?

Not typically used for bittering. It can result in astringency.


 

Golding

H51 - Pellets

 

Aromatic Characteristics

Aromas of flowers, herbs and grass & earth.

Aromatic Oil Content

0.4 - 1 mL/100g

Bittering Potential (alpha acid %)


4 - 6%

Good for Bittering?

Yes


 

Hallertauer Blanc

#9572 - Pellets

 

Aromatic Characteristics

Aromas of white grapes, citrus, tropical fruit and grass & earth.

Aromatic Oil Content

0.8 - 1.5 mL/100g

Bittering Potential (alpha acid %)


9 - 12%

Good for Bittering?

Yes


 

Hallertauer - Hersbrucker and Mittelfruh (used interchangably)

H48 - Pellets

 

Aromatic Characteristics

Aromas of herbs, spices and flowers.

Aromatic Oil Content

0.5 - 1.3 mL/100g

Bittering Potential (alpha acid %)


2 - 5%

Good for Bittering?

Yes


 

Huell Melon

H12 - Pellets

 

Aromatic Characteristics

Aromas of melons and strawberries.

Aromatic Oil Content

0.8 - 1.2 mL/100g

Bittering Potential (alpha acid %)


7 - 8%

Good for Bittering?

Not typically used for bittering. It can result in astringency.


 

Idaho 7™

#10037 - Pellets

 

Aromatic Characteristics

Aromas of tropical fruit, pine and stone fruit.

Aromatic Oil Content

1 - 1.6 ml/100g

Bittering Potential (alpha acid %)


9 - 14%

Good for Bittering?

Not typically used for bittering. It can result in astringency.


 

Lemon Drop™

H14 - Pellets

 

Aromatic Characteristics

Aromas of citrus, herbs and melon.

Aromatic Oil Content

0.8 - 2 ml/100g

Bittering Potential (alpha acid %)


5 - 7%

Good for Bittering?

Not typically used for bittering. It can result in astringency.


 

Magnum

H19 - Pellets

Aromatic Characteristics

Aromas of herbs, spices and citrus.

Aromatic Oil Content

1.9 - 2.3mL/100g

Bittering Potential (alpha acid %)


12 - 14%

Good for Bittering?

Yes


 

Mosaic®

H69 - Pellets | H129 Raw cone

Aromatic Characteristics

Aromas of tropical fruit, pine, citrus and stone fruit.

Aromatic Oil Content

1 - 1.5 mL/100g

Bittering Potential (alpha acid %)


11.5 - 13.5%

Good for Bittering?

Yes


 

Mount Hood

H42 - Pellets

Aromatic Characteristics

Aromas of flowers, herbs, citrus and spices.

Aromatic Oil Content

1 - 1.7 mL/100g

Bittering Potential (alpha acid %)


4 - 8%

Good for Bittering?

Yes


 

Nelson Sauvin™

H195 - Pellets

Aromatic Characteristics

Aromas of white grapes, tropical fruit, citrus and herbs.

Aromatic Oil Content

0.9 - 1.2 mL/100g

Bittering Potential (alpha acid %)


12 - 13%

Good for Bittering?

Yes


 

Northern Brewer

H38 - Pellets

Aromatic Characteristics

Aromas of herbs, pine and grass & earth.

Aromatic Oil Content

1.5 - 2 mL/100g

Bittering Potential (alpha acid %)


8 -10%

Good for Bittering?

Yes


 

Nugget

H45 - Pellets

Aromatic Characteristics

Aromas of herbs, pine, citrus and flowers.

Aromatic Oil Content

1.5 - 3 mL/100g

Bittering Potential (alpha acid %)


9.5 - 14%

Good for Bittering?

Yes


 

Perle

H52 - Pellets

Aromatic Characteristics

Aromas of herbs, flowers and spices.

Aromatic Oil Content

0.6 - 1.2mL/100g

Bittering Potential (alpha acid %)


8 - 9%

Good for Bittering?

Yes


 

Saaz

H50 - Pellets | H61R Raw cone

Aromatic Characteristics

Aromas of flowers, herbs, spices and earth & grass.

Aromatic Oil Content

0.4 - 0.8mL/100g

Bittering Potential (alpha acid %)


2.5 - 4.5%

Good for Bittering?

Yes


 

Simcoe®

H46 - Pellets | H75 Raw cone

Aromatic Characteristics

Aromas of citrus, pine, grass & earth and herbs.

Aromatic Oil Content

2 - 2.5 mL/100g

Bittering Potential (alpha acid %)


12 - 14%

Good for Bittering?

Yes


 

Sabro™

#10039 - Pellets

Aromatic Characteristics

Aromas of citrus, tropical fruit, herbs and stone fruit.

Aromatic Oil Content

2.5 - 3.5mL/100g

Bittering Potential (alpha acid %)


12 - 16%

Good for Bittering?

Not typically used for bittering. It can result in astringency.


 

Sorachi Ace

H30 - Pellets

Aromatic Characteristics

Aromas of citrus, herbs and melon.

Aromatic Oil Content

1.5 - 3.0mL/100g

Bittering Potential (alpha acid %)


11.0 - 16%

Good for Bittering?

Yes


 

Styrian Golding

H292 - Pellets

Aromatic Characteristics

Aromas of earth & grass, spices, herbs and flowers.

Aromatic Oil Content

0.5 - 1 mL/100g

Bittering Potential (alpha acid %)


3 - 6%

Good for Bittering?

Yes


 

Tettnanger

H96 - Pellets

Aromatic Characteristics

Aromas of flowers, herbs and spices.

Aromatic Oil Content

0.4 - 1.1mL/100g

Bittering Potential (alpha acid %)


3 - 6%

Good for Bittering?

Yes


 

Warrior®

H33 - Pellets

Aromatic Characteristics

Aromas of citrus, pine, herbs and spices.

Aromatic Oil Content

1 - 2 mL/100g

Bittering Potential (alpha acid %)


14.5 - 18%

Good for Bittering?

Yes


 

Willamette

H47 - Pellets | H99R - Raw cone

Aromatic Characteristics

Aromas of herbs, spices, flower and citrus.

Aromatic Oil Content

1 - 1.5 mL/100g

Bittering Potential (alpha acid %)


4 - 6%

Good for Bittering?

Not typically used for bittering. It can result in astringency.


Hops Emoji Guide to Aromatic and Bittering Potential