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Sorachi Ace is a hop that is increasing in popularity. Its distinctive flavour has been described as lemon/bubblegum and is said by some to impart a dill pickle flavour!

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A relatively new dwarf variety with clean bitterness and mild English aroma, similar to East Kent Goldings. Used in ales.

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It is a Whitbread Golding cross and has a nice Goldings character, although it is not as mild as East Kent Goldings. Spicy.

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Used in wheat beer and ales, particularly darker ales and stout. It has a strong but pleasant aroma. It is similar to Northern Brewer and has Brewer's Gold ancestry with typical English characteristics.

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Sibling of Northern Brewer. It has dark purplish or blueish leaves and stems and is primarily ornamental.

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Tettnang is used in lagers and has a floral aroma. US varieties have twice the yield of their European parents.

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Similar to Hersbrucker, with a medium intensity and pleasant hoppiness. Used in pilsner, lager and wheat beer.

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Closely represents other types of English Goldings. First grown before 1889.

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Used almost exclusively for bittering, Target accounts for a large proportion of Britain's hop production. It is used in ales and lagers, and has a pleasant English hop aroma but is quite intense.

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For a reasonably bitter hop, Zenith has good aroma.

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Used in US ales, German-style lagers and pilsners. Sterling is a Northwest hop developed with more than 50 per cent Czech Saaz. It is a very delicate hop with lots of noble character, but with a higher alpha than many other noble hops such as Saaz or Mitt ...

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Used in India pale ale, pale ale and stout. A relatively new high-alpha variety grown in the US northwest that is gaining in popularity. It has a very pungent aroma and clean bittering properties.

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Gives a fine, spicy aroma. Similar to Saaz and Spalt and spicier that Hallertauer. European-grown varieties have half the yield, but a similar bitterness, of US-grown plants.

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Whitbread Goldings Variety is something of a misnoma for this hybrid hop, as it is actually classed as a Fuggles replacement. It is a traditional English hop with a pleasant, sweet, fruity aroma.

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Used in bitter, extra special bitter, English pale ale and porter. Norther Brewer has a fine, fragrant aroma. One of the original hybrid hops, but it is becoming rarer as it is replaced by modern varieties. Called Hallertauer NB in Germany, where it is al ...

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An improved Cluster variety.

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A newer variety. James Boags claims its Honey Porter was the first commercial beer to use this hop, in 2003.

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Galaxy has a distinctive aroma, described variously as a combination of citrus and passionfruit, or passionfruit and peach. First bred in 1994. Used in many Australian craft beers, perhaps most famously in Stone & Wood's Pacific Ale.

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Shinsu Wase has a spicy, refined character, and Saaz and American ancestry.

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Used in lager, pilsner, bock and wheat beers. It has a mild, plesant and clean aroma but can be pungent and resiny. Mount Hood was released in 1989. It is similar to Hallertau and can be substituted in European lagers when Hallertau is called for. It is a ...

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