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Mt. Hood

Hop Description

Named for Oregon’s Mt. Hood and released in 1989, this half-sister to Liberty, Crystal, and Ultra was derived from German Hallertauer. As such, its aromatics are subtly spicy and herbal, well-suited to refined lagers.

Aroma Profile

Herbal/Earthy, Woody/Tobacco, Floral

  • Brewing Values

ALPHA 4 - 7 %

BETA 5 - 8 %

TOTAL OIL 1.2 - 1.7 %

COHUMULONE 21 - 23 %

MYRCENE 30 - 40 %

HUMULENE 30 - 38 %

CARYOPHYLINE 13 - 16 %

Farnesene <1%

Storage Fair

ALPHA

BETA

TOTAL OIL (ml/100g)

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Alpha

4-6%

Beta

5-6.7%

Total Oil

0.8-2.1

(ml/100)

MAIN AROMAS

Woody/Tobacco, Spicy, Floral

DESCRIPTION

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ALPHA

3-5.5%

BETA

3-5%

TOTAL OIL

0.7-1.3

(ml/100)

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DESCRIPTION

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Alpha

1.5-4%

Beta

2.5-6%

Total Oil

0.5-1

(ml/100)

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DESCRIPTION

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Alpha

3-5.5%

Beta

3-4%

Total Oil

0.6-1.8

(ml/100)

MAIN AROMAS

Grassy, Floral, Spicy

DESCRIPTION

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Pairs Well With

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ALPHA

2-4.5%

BETA

4-7%

TOTAL OIL

12-17

(ml/100)

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DESCRIPTION

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Alpha

11-16%

Beta

5-7%

Total Oil

1.6-2.6

(ml/100)

MAIN AROMAS

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DESCRIPTION

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Alpha

4-9%

Beta

2.5-4.5%

Total Oil

0.5-1.5

(ml/100)

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DESCRIPTION

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Alpha

5-7%

Beta

4-5%

Total Oil

1-1.4

(ml/100)

MAIN AROMAS

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DESCRIPTION

Released in 1993 as another worthy successor to beloved but finicky-to-grow ...

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Alpha

1.5-4%

Beta

2.5-6%

Total Oil

0.5-1

(ml/100)

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