Crystal hops are often paired with bittering hops and are used for finishing aromas. They are mildly bittering and highly aromatic. Released in 1983 they are a cross of German Hallertauer and USDA21381M. Mount Hood, Liberty and Ultra are half sisters.
1 oz. – $2.25
3 oz. – $6.25
1 lb. – $14.99
Pleasant spice and floral tones, similar to Hallertauer, with very low bittering
Fair, 65% remaining
Mid- to late season
German Pilsners, Lagers, Kölschs, ESBs, Belgian Ales. Often used in combination with Magnum, Saaz and Cascade to boost finished aromas.
Alpha acids 3.0-5.0%, beta acids 4.5-6.7% (reversed), cohumulone 20-22%, total oils 0.8-2.1ml/100g, myrcene 40-65%, humulene 18-24%, caryophyllene 4-8%