Liberty

Pedigree: Cross between a tetraploid female hop cultivar, Hallertau mf., and a downy mildew resistant male; half sister to Ultra, Mt. Hood and Crystal
Brewing Usage: Aroma
Aroma: Mild, yet spicy, characteristics with subtle lemon and citrus tones
Alpha Acids: 3.0 – 5.0%
Beta Acids: 3.0 – 4.0%
Co-Humulone: 24 – 30% of alpha acids
Storage Stability: 35 – 40% alpha remaining after 6 months
Total Oil: 0.6 – 1.8 mL/100g
Myrcene: 20 – 40% of total oil
Humulene: 35 – 40% of total oil
Caryophyllene: 9 – 12% of total oil
Farnesene: <1% of total oil General Trade Perception: Closely resembles Hallertau mf.
Possible Substitutions: Hallertau, Mt. Hood, German Tradition
Typical Beer Styles: Bock, Kölsch, Lager, Pilsner, Wheat
Additional Information: Developed in 1983 at Oregon State University and released in 1991