Hop Variety – Bullion

Pedigree: Wild Manitoba BB1 x OR (open pollinated)
Brewing Usage: Bittering
Aroma: Strong and zesty blackcurrant characteristics
Alpha Acids: 6.7 – 12.9%
Beta Acids: 3.7 – 9.1%
Co-Humulone: ~39% of alpha acids
Storage Stability: Poor
Total Oil: 1.1 – 2.7 mL/100g
Myrcene: 45 – 55% of total oil
Humulene: 23 – 30% of total oil
Caryophyllene: 9 – 11% of total oil
Farnesene: <1% of total oil General Trade Perception: Commonly used in dark beers
Possible Substitutions: Brewer’s Gold, Chinook, Columbus, Galena, Northern Brewer
Typical Beer Styles: Dark Lager, Dopplebock, ESB, Porter, Stout
Additional Information: A sister of Brewer’s Gold, and popular from the 1940s into the 1980s.

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