Hop Variety – Mt. Hood

Pedigree: Triploid seedling of German Hallertau mf. and a half sister to Ultra, Liberty and Crystal
Brewing Usage: Aroma
Aroma: Mild, herbal and somewhat pungent or spicy
Alpha Acids: 4.0 – 8.0%
Beta Acids: 5.0 – 7.5%
Co-Humulone: 22 – 27% of alpha acids
Storage Stability: ~55% alpha remaining after 6 months
Total Oil: 1.6 – 3.4 mL/100g
Myrcene: 30 – 40% of total oil
Humulene: 30 – 38% of total oil
Caryophyllene: 13 – 16% of total oil
Farnesene: <1% of total oil General Trade Perception: An aroma hop variety with similarities to German Hallertau and German Hersbrucker
Possible Substitutions: French Strisselspalt, German Hallertau, German Hersbrucker
Typical Beer Styles: Altbier, Bock, Helles, Lager, Pilsner, Wheat
Additional Information: Released from the USDA breeding program in Oregon in 1989

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