Hops Emoji Guide to Aromatic and Bittering Potential

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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®

View all our Amarillo inventory

 

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

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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 recommended for bittering. Due to high cohumulone content, it can result in astringency.


 

Centennial

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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 recommended for bittering. Due to high cohumulone content, it can result in astringency.


 

Chinook

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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 recommended for bittering. Due to high cohumulone content, it can result in astringency.


 

Citra®

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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 recommended for bittering. Due to high cohumulone content, it can result in astringency.


 

Crystal

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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

View all our Colubmus CTZ inventory

 

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 recommended for bittering. Due to high cohumulone content, it can result in astringency.


 

El Dorado®

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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 recommended for bittering. Due to high cohumulone content, it can result in astringency.


 

Fuggle

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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 recommended for bittering. Due to high cohumulone content, it can result in astringency.


 

Galaxy

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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 recommended for bittering. Due to high cohumulone content, it can result in astringency.


 

Golding

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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

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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)

View all our Hallertau inventory

 

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

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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 recommended for bittering. Due to high cohumulone content, it can result in astringency.


 

Idaho 7™

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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 recommended for bittering. Due to high cohumulone content, it can result in astringency.


 

Lemon Drop™

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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 recommended for bittering. Due to high cohumulone content, it can result in astringency.


 

Magnum

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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®

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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™

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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


 

Sabro™

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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 recommended for bittering. Due to high cohumulone content, it can result in astringency.


 

Simcoe®

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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


 

Sorachi Ace

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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


 

Strata®

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Aromatic Characteristics

Aromas of tropical fruit, strawberry, melon, and dank herbs.

Aromatic Oil Content

2.3 - 3.5mL/100g

Bittering Potential (alpha acid %)


11 - 15%

Good for Bittering?

Yes


 

Styrian Golding

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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

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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


 

Wai-iti

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Aromatic Characteristics

Aromas of stone fruit and citrus.

Aromatic Oil Content


1.4 - 1.8 mL/100g

Bittering Potential (alpha acid %)


2.5 - 3.5%

Good for Bittering?

Yes


 

Waimea

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Aromatic Characteristics

Aromas of pine and citrus.

Aromatic Oil Content


1.8 - 2.3mL/100g

Bittering Potential (alpha acid %)


16 - 19%

Good for Bittering?

Yes


 

Warrior®

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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

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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 recommended for bittering. Due to high cohumulone content, it can result in astringency.