Aroma Hops
Dual Purpose Hops
Bittering Hops


Variety Alpha Betas Oils Beer Styles Suggested Substitutes Characteristics
AlphAroma 5.8-11% 2.6-4.8% .98-1.2ml/100g Pale Ales, IPAs, Lagers, potent for wet-hopping seasonal ales. A dual purpose high alpha hop with potent citrus, passion fruit, peach and tropical fruit flavors.
Bitter Gold 15.4-18.8% 6.1-8% .8-3.6ml/100g English and Belgian Ales, IPA, Lager, Pilsner. Nugget, Galena A super alpha bittering hop potent with grassy, stone fruit, tropical fruit, pear and watermelon.
Brewers Gold (US) 7-8.5% 2.5-3.5% 1.8-2.4%ml-100g English and Belgian Ales, Lambic, Porter, Pilsner, Ales, Farmhouse.  Pairs well with German Noble type hops. Newport, Magnum, Galena The parent of high alpha bittering varieties. Flavors include black current, citrus, spicy, fruity and resiny.
Cascade 4.5-7% 5-7% .7-1.5ml/100g American Pale Ales, IPA, Amber, Lagers, Porters, Wheat beers and Barley Wine. Centennial, Columbus A popular American aroma / flavoring hop with relatively low bittering values. Flovors include floral, citrus, spicy and grapefruit. Ideal for dry hopping.
Cashmere 7.7-9% 61.-7% 1.2-1.4ml/100g IPAs, APAs, Saisons, American Ales. A good dual purpose hop with flavors of lemon lime, citrus, peach, tropical fruit, lemongrass, coconut, melon and a mild herbal bouquet with smooth bitterness and mild aromas.
Centennial 9.5-11.5% 3.5-4.5% 1.5-2.3ml/100g All Ale styles, IPA, Bitter, Imperial Stout and Barley Wine. Cascade, Columbus, Chinook Nearly double the alpha profile of Cascade hops, floral, lemon, earthy, spicy, clean citrus tones. Referred to as "Super Cascade".
Chinook 10-14% 3-4% 1.5-2.7ml/100g American Pale Ales, IPA, Lagers, Brown Ale, Winter Ale, Stout, Porter and heavy bodied dark ales. Northern Brewer, Columus A workhorse hop popular with brewers for it's spicy, piney, citrus, grapefruit and resiny notes.
Columbia 7.6-9% 0.04 1.2ml/100g Porter, Stout, Amber, Pale Ale, Blonde Ale, Red Ale. An all purpose hop with pungent aromatics of pineapple, lemon, citrus with a clean, crisp profile.
Crystal 3-5% 4.5-6.7% 1-1.5ml/100g IPA, Pilsner, Lager, Pale Ale, Golden Ale, Kolsch and Stout. Liberty, Mt Hood Mild bittering and highly aromatic with spice, woody black pepper, cinnamon, floral, herbal and earthy tones.
Galena 10-14% 7.2-9% .9-1.2ml/100g Ale, Porter, Stout, Bitter, IPA, English IPA, Wheat, Imperial Stout. Columbus, Nugget, Zeus A high alpha hop with balnced bittering and aroma characteristics of gooseberry, citrus, spicy wood, fruity, pear, pineapple, black currant, grapefruit, spice and lime.
Mackinac 9.2-10.5% 3-3.47% NEIPA, DIPA, IPA, Pale Ale, American Pale Ale. A new proprietary super-aroma hop, robust tropical, melon, papaya, grapefruit, spice, earth and citrus aromas.
Michigan Copper 8.8-10.5% 2.4-2.6% 1.75ml/100g IPA, Wheat, Belgian, Lager, Stout. A new proprietary super-aroma hop with fragrant floral, black cherry, red candy, hibiscus, resiny and hawaiian tropical fruit aromas.
Mt Hood 3-8% 5-8% 1-1.3ml/100g Lager, IPA, Pale Ale, Brown Ale, Stout, Pilsner, Bock, US Wheat, Amber, Alt Munich, HellesHefeweizen, Dopplebock, Weizenbock, Russian Imperial Stout. Crystal American bred cultivar stemming from Hallertau Mittelfruher with a clean, mild spice aroma and woodsy, herbal, noble hop aromas with pine tone.
Newport 13.5-17% 7.2-9.1% 1.6-3.4ml/100g Many Ales, Stout, Barley Wine. Galena, Nugget. A newer high alpha balanced bittering type hop with an earthy, citrus, reiny aromas and wine/ balsamic notes.
Nugget 12-14% 4-6% 1.7-2.3ml/100g Stout, Barley Wine, Bitter, IPA, Imperials. Columbus, Chinook, Galena. A high bittering hop with strong herbal, resiny, floral, earthy, woody, ginger and rosemary notes- not citrusy - used mainly for bittering.
Sorachi Ace 10.7-14% 2-2.8ml/100g Farmhouse Ales , Saisons, IPAs, Belgian, Wheat, Witbiers. A Japanese variety with bold lemont, citrus, cilantro, orange, herbal, lime, tea and coriander aromas with slight oak and dill tones.
Southern Cross (NZ) 11-14% 6-7% 1.2ml/100g IPA, Lager, Wheat, Saison, Pale Ale, Blond Ale. A potent and unique high alpha New Zealand hop with lemon peel, pine, citrus, tropical fruit, lime and spice aromas.
Tahoma 7.2-8.2% 8.5-9.5% 1-2ml/100g Blonde Ale, Wheat, Lager. A newer hop similar to Glacier with a pleasant floral, pine, lemon, cedar, grapefruit, spice, pepper, orange and wood aromas.
Ultra 2-3.5% 3.6-4.7% .7-1.3ml/100g Pilsners, Lagers, Bock, Wheat, German Ale, Pale Ale, Oktoberfest, Blond Ale, Harvest Ale and American Lager. Mt Hood, Crystal. Hallertauer mittlefrueh with pleasant bitterness, mild florals and spice.
Willamette 4-6% 3.5-4.5% 1-1.5ml/100g Pale Ales, English Ale, Brown Ale, Porters, Stouts. Fuggle, Tettnanger The king of aroma hops with modest bittering and a floral, fruity, spicy, earthy, incense, pepper, elderberry and herbal profile.