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Considered to be Britain's finest hop, with a fine aroma and flavor. Because of its high price and low bitterness, commercial brewers rarely use it alone. Dates from 1790 and used in most styles of English beer.

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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 old, rare, Yugoslavian hop with low yields.

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Spicy, citrusy, super-high alpha bittering hop from the Pacific North-West. German taste characteristics.

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An improved Cluster variety.

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Different names for the same hop. Used mainly in pilsner. Refined, spicy aroma, similar to Saaz, from which it is bred.

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A similar hop to Green Bullet, but slightly less bitter.

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

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Used in lager, bock, wheat beer and sometimes pilsner. Hallertau Hersbrucker is a replacement for Hallertau Mittelfrueh. Both are delicate, flowery and spicy. Along with Saaz, Hallertau is the classic Continental European lager hop and is ideal for any l ...

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Spalter Select has a Hallertau-like aroma and used widely in pilsner. It is a replacement for traditional Spalt (Spalter).

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Olympic is spicy with a moderate citrusy aroma and is similar to Chinook.

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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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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 widely, but has a poor aroma and a sharp taste. Some consider it to be a general-purpose hop, as it is used for aroma in some ales. Cluster is one of the oldest US hops.

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A popular hop in Britain, it is replacing its parent, Northern Brewer, which does not have as good aroma or flavor. It is fruity with some spiciness. Released in 1971 and can be used in all ales.

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Columbia is a sibling of Willamette and Fuggles. It was released in 1976.

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Bullion was first grown in 1919 and never took off even though it was one of the original high-alpha hops. Its popularity is declining. It is from Goldings stock, but does not have the flavor or aroma of Goldings. It is rich with an intense blackcurrant a ...

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Similar to Target, but it is more mellow, making it more suitable for use in lagers.

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Golden Cluster is a relatively new hop variety is used in many premium Australian beers.

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