Galena

Pedigree: Open pollination of Brewer’s Gold
Brewing Usage: Bittering
Aroma: Spicy, blackcurrant and citrus (grapefruit) tones
Alpha Acids: 12.0 – 14.0%
Beta Acids: 7.0 – 9.0%
Co-Humulone: 37 – 42% of alpha acids
Storage Stability: ~79% alpha remaining after 6 months
Total Oil: 0.9 – 1.2 mL/100g
Myrcene: 55 – 60% of total oil
Humulene: 10 – 13% of total oil
Caryophyllene: 4 – 6% of total oil
Farnesene: <1% of total oil General Trade Perception: Excellent high alpha variety with balanced bittering and aroma characteristics; mainly used for bittering, but finding favor as a dual purpose variety
Possible Substitutions: Brewer’s Gold, Columbus, Nugget
Typical Beer Styles: American and English-style Ales
Additional Information: Developed in the USDA breeding program in Idaho in 1968 and released in 1978