Crystal

Pedigree: Triploid variety from German Hallertau Mittelfruh, Cascade, Brewer’s Gold and Early Green
Brewing Usage: Aroma
Aroma: Mild, spicy and floral
Alpha Acids: 3.5 – 5.5%
Beta Acids: 4.5 – 6.7%
Co-Humulone: 20 – 26% of alpha acids
Storage Stability: ~50% alpha remaining after 6 months
Total Oil: 0.8 – 2.1 mL/100g
Myrcene: 40 – 65% of total oil
Humulene: 18 – 24% of total oil
Caryophyllene: 4 – 8% of total oil
Farnesene: <1% of total oil General Trade Perception: The most pungent of the triploid Hallertau hops
Possible Substitutions: German Hersbrucker, Hallertau, Liberty, Mt. Hood, French Strisselspalt
Typical Beer Styles: Belgian-style Ales, ESB, IPA, Kölsch, Lager, Pilsner
Additional Information: Released from the USDA breeding program in 1993