Hops

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Grape & Grain carries a massive variety of different hops for use in almost any beer imaginable. Whether you’re following a recipe or inventing something new, we’ve got your special ingredients!

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AMARILLO

Domestic • Dual Purpose Hop

Popular American mid-range alpha acid variety with a unique and distinct aroma. It has a flowery, citrus like aroma, more orange than grapefruit.

Used For: Pale Ales, IPAs, Porters
Substitutes: Cascade, Centennial

AZACCA

Domestic • Dual Purpose Hop

Dual purpose hop with tropical, citrus, pineapple, grapefruit aroma with a hint of lemon.

Used For: Pale Ales
Substitutes: Centennial

CASCADE

Domestic • Finishing Hop

Flowery, citrus & spice with grapefruit the noticeable fragrance quite often. Good for flavor and aroma, but an acceptable bittering hop. Derived from a cross between fuggles and the Russian hop Serebrianker. Very popular hop among craft brewers.

Used For: All US-Style Ales, IPAs, Porters, Barley Wines, Witbier
Substitutes: Amarillo, Centennial, Ahtanum

CENTENNIAL

Domestic • Dual Purpose Hop

Flowers & citrus most evident. A medium aroma with mid to high bittering value makes it a dual purpose choice. Released in 1990, Centennial is among the most popular hop used by US craft brewers today. The variety is sometimes called the super Cascade though its citrus aromas are lighter than those in Cascade. Acceptable for bittering.

Used For: All US-Style Ales, IPAs, Wheat beers
Substitutes: Cascade, Chinook, Columbus, Amarillo

CHINOOK

Domestic • Dual Purpose Hop

Categorized as a high alpha variety with an aroma of spicy, piney and a distinct grapefruit. This alluring aroma and a high bittering value has gained this hop full respect from craft & major brewers. The variety has a good resistance to disease but it susceptible to powdery mildew. Cross between Petham Golding and a high alpha USDA male.

Used For: US-Style Pale Ales, IPAs, Stouts, Porters, Lagers
Substitutes: Nugget, Columbus, Northern Brewer

CITRA

Domestic • Finishing Hop

Very fruity Citrus, peach, apricot, passion fruit, grapefruit, lime, melon, gooseberry, lychee fruit, pineapple, mango, papaya and other tropical fruit flavors and aromas. A very new high alpha Hallertauer Mittelfrüh, Tettnanger, EKG hybrid with distinctive citrus aroma.

Use For: US-Style Pale Ales, IPAs, Double IPAs
Substitutes: Unknown

CLUSTER

Domestic • Dual Purpose Hop

With its well balanced bittering and aroma properties, Cluster is an excellent multipurpose hop. The variety is the oldest hop grown in the U.S and was one of a few hops that grew until the late 1970’s. Cluster has a good resistance to disease.

Used For: Ales(aroma), Lagers(bittering), Stouts
Substitutes: Galena, Chinook, Eroica, Nugget

COLUMBUS

Domestic • Dual Purpose Hop

Also known as CTZ (Columbus/ Tomahawk/ Zeus), Columbus is a half sister to Nugget and is a super high alpha variety. Columbus is used as a bittering hop with an intense, pungent aroma. CTZ has a high resistance to mildew and other disease. High on the bittering scale yet also valued for its oil content creates a hop that is an interesting dichotomy of sharp and herbal, surprisingly pleasant aroma.

Used For: US IPAs, US Pale Ales, Stouts, Barley Wines, Lagers
Substitutes: Centennial, Chinook, Galena, Nugget, Millennium

COMET

Domestic • Bittering Hop

Bittering hop with a unique Wild American aroma and wonderful zesty grapefruit, lemon, and orange notes. This hop is a great balance between grassy and citrusy flavours.

Used For: Most ales and lagers
Substitutes: Galena

CRYSTAL

Domestic • Finishing Hop

Crystal is a triploid variety with derivations from Hallertau MF, Cascade, and Northern Brewer. Primarily grown in Oregon, its aroma is mild and pleasant with a delicate blend of spices and flowers.The variety is versatile and wildly popular.

Used For: Lagers, Kolsch, ESBs, Pilsners, IPAs, Pale Ales, Belgian Ales
Substitutes: Mt. Hood, Hersbrucker, Strisselpalt, Liberty, Hallertau

EL DORADO

Domestic • Dual Purpose Hop

A relatively new variety with consistent performance, quickly making it popular for hop-forward styles or beers with complex flavor profiles.Tasting notes commonly specify aromas of watermelon, pear, candy, or stone fruit. There is often an undertone of citrus, and sometimes an identifiable fresh-cut-grass taste.

Used For: US-Style Pale Ales, IPAs
Substitutes: Citra, Nelson, Sauvin, Rakau

FUGGLES

Domestic • Finishing Hop

Classic English aroma and provides a well balanced bitterness which makes it a great choice for English and American-Style Ales. Mild and pleasant, spicy, soft, woody, with some fruit tones. Also known over-seas as Styrian Golding.

Used For: Any English-Style beer, US Ales, Lambics
Substitutes: UK Fuggle, Willamette, Styrian Golding, East Kent Golding

GALAXY

Australian • Dual Purpose Hop

Australian high alpha dual purpose hop with a big unique aroma, described as a combination of citrus and passionfruit.

Used For: Good for bittering with tropical fruit flavors and very fragrant. Pale Ales, IPA’s, Barley Wines
Substitutes: Simcoe, Citra, Amarillo any IPA type Hop

GALENA

Domestic • Dual Purpose Hop

Medium aroma but pleasant hoppiness.  Bred from Brewer’s Gold by open pollination. Excellent high alpha acid hop with balanced bittering profiles paired with an acceptable citrus aroma.

Used For: Often used as a late addition for intense citrus and tropical flavors. American ales, stouts and lagers. Suitable for all beer styles.
Substitutes: Brewer’s Gold, Columbus, Nugget

GLACIER

Domestic • Dual Puprose Hop

The variety has a low cohumulone content which allows a well balanced bittering properties along with a pleasant aroma of citrus mixed with sweet fruity of pear or apricot. Aroma seems to be the strong suit of this hop.

Use For: Pale Ales, ESBs, English-Style Pale Ales, Porters, Stouts
Substitutes: Fuggle, Styrian Golding, Willamette

GOLDINGS

Domestic • Finishing Hop

Refined gentle, fragrant and pleasant with flowery tones. Has produced some of England’s best bitters.

Used For: All English-style beers (Ales, ESB, Bitter), Belgian-style Ales, Barley Wines
Substitutes: UK East Kent Golding, Fuggle, Willamette, Styrian Golding

GREEN BULLET

New Zealand • Bittering Hop

A high alpha hop with fruity and resiny flavors and floral aromas, from New Zealand.  Considered a bittering variety typically for Lager, Green Bullet also carries a solid Styrian characteristic of subtle spiciness which finds it at home in a freshly drawn pint of Bitter or an Irish-style Dry Stout.

Used For: Lagers, some ales and stouts
Substitutes:Fuggle, Willamette

HALLERTAU

Domestic • Finishing Hop

Named for its origins in the Hallertauer region of Germany, this is a noble aroma hop with ever-so-subtle flower and spice fragrances defining its “über alles” superiority.

Used For: Lagers, Pilsners, Weizens, Beglain-Style Ales, Altbier, Lambic, Kölsch, Munich Helles
Substitutes: Mt. Hood, Liberty, Crystal, German Hallertau, German Tradition

HERSBRUCKER

German • Finishing Hop

Drier, spicier than Hallertauer. Most important aroma variety in Germany.

Used For: Aroma and flavor. German ales and lagers.
Substitutes: Mt Hood

HUELL MELON

German • Finishing Hop

Aroma hop with pleasant fruity, honeydew melon, strawberry flavours.

Used For: Belgians and IPA’s
Substitutes: Belma

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