The variety has gained popularity in American-style Pale Ales but is definitely a hop that requires prudent and discerning application in brewing. Fortunately, its complex oil profile works well as an aroma hop, flavour hop, and bittering. Low co-humulone is responsible for its smooth bittering qualities. It is descended from Smoothcone.
|Characteristics||Smooth bittering, rich, fruity, gooseberry and white-wine flavors|
|Purpose||Bittering & Aroma|
|Alpha Acid Composition||12%-13%|
|Beta Acid Composition||6%-8%|