Hop Variety – Eroica

Pedigree: Open pollination cross of Brewer’s Gold
Brewing Usage: Bittering
Aroma: Forward fruit flavors
Alpha Acids: 7.3 – 14.9%
Beta Acids: 3.0 – 5.3%
Co-Humulone: ~40% of alpha acids
Storage Stability: ~77% alpha remaining after 6 months
Total Oil: ~0.9 mL/100g
Myrcene: 55 – 65% of total oil
Humulene: 0 – 1% of total oil
Caryophyllene: 7 – 13% of total oil
Farnesene: <1% of total oil General Trade Perception: A suitable hop variety for dark beers and American-style Ales
Possible Substitutions: Brewer’s Gold, Bullion, Galena, Glacier
Typical Beer Styles: Amber Ale, Bitter, IPA, Pale Ale, Porter, Stout
Additional Information: A retro variety with acreage that has steadily declined in favor of Galena

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