1. Nugget Hops

    Nugget hops, one of the most popular varieties is a dual purpose hop (aroma and bittering) and has an acute bitterness from its 9.5%-14.0% alpha acid content. Its has a heavy green herbal aroma, with some woody tones. It provides the kick in many beer styles that require the hop jolt including imperial style ales.

    Being so popular lends to them brewing well in IPA’s, Pale Ale, American Pale Ale, American Wheat, Oktoberfest, Barley Wine and more.

    Nugget hops are a good substitute for Chinook, Columbus, Galena, Newport, Northern Brewer and Warrior.

  2. Crystal

    Crystal hops contain a low alpha acid rating of 3.5%-6.0%. This hop is ideal for aroma additions as it offers a delicate blend of woody, floral and fruit notes, with some herb and spice character.

    Crystal hops are ideal for Light Ales, such as Goldens, Pale Ales, aroma for India Pale Ales, and even Stouts and Lagers.

    Substitutes well for Mount Hood, Strisselspalt, Liberty, Hallertauer and Tettnanger.

  3. Chinook

    Chinook hops are a dual purpose variety (good for the beginning of the boil, or mid-additions). Averaging a 12%-14% alpha acid content. It has a heavy aroma, and somewhat spicy bouquet, some piney and herbal notes will be evident.

    Chinook is popular in American style Pale Ale and India Pale Ale craft beers, but also works well in Seasonal Ales, and darker beers including Porter, Stout, and Barley Wines.

    Chinook is a good substitute for Columbus, Galena, Northern Brewer, Olympic and Perle.

  4. Centennial

    Centennial hops, sometimes known as the ‘Super Cascade’ boasts an alpha acid rating of 9.5%-11.5%. Similar to the Cascade, though lighter on the citrus, it has a medium floral flavor and aroma. A mid to high bittering value makes this a good dual purpose hop.

    Centennial works well in Pale Ales, Amber Ales, India Pale Ales and Barley Wine.

    A good substitute for Amarillo, Cascade, Columbus and Chinook.

  5. Cascade (U.S.)

    Cascade hops real strength is in their aroma and are a favorite amongst craft beer brewers. They contain moderate alpha acid content ranging from 4.5% to 7%. It’s pleasant aroma, bears a verdant, botanic bouquet with some spicyness. The aroma of Cascades are often compared to grapefruit.

    Cascades are great for brewing IPA’s, American Pale Ale, Porter, Barley Wine and others.

    These hops are good substitutes for Centennial, Amarillo, Brewer’s Gold, Admiral, Palisade and Ahtanum.

  6. Rhizome – Nugget

    Our Nugget rhizomes originated from Summit Plant Laboratories, Inc. where they were proven to be virus and disease free.

    These rhizomes produce one of the most popular of the various hop varieties which is a dual purpose hop (aroma and bittering) and has an acute bitterness from its 9.5%-14.0% alpha acid content (alpha acids vary). Its has a heavy green herbal aroma, with some woody tones. It provides the kick in many beer styles that require the hop jolt including imperial style ales.

    Being so popular lends it to brew well in IPA’s, Pale Ale, American Pale Ale, American Wheat, Oktoberfest, Barley Wine and more.

    Nugget hops are a good substitute for Chinook, Columbus, Galena, Newport, Northern Brewer and Warrior.

  7. Rhizome – Crystal

    Our Crystal rhizomes originated from Summit Plant Laboratories, Inc. where they were proven to be virus and disease free.

    These rhizomes produce hops that contain a low alpha acid rating of 3.5%-6.0%. This hop is ideal for aroma additions as it offers a delicate blend of woody, floral and fruit notes, with some herb and spice character.

    Crystal hops are ideal for Light Ales, such as Goldens, Pale Ales, aroma for India Pale Ales, and even Stouts and Lagers.

    Substitutes well for Mount Hood, Strisselspalt, Liberty, Hallertauer and Tettnanger.