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Low aroma means Sticklebract is only used for bittering.

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Used in lager and pilsner. It is a disease-resistant Hallertau, but more aromatic than Hallertau Hersbrucker and Mittelfrueh.

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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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Good aroma and a quite high bitterness. Use in European lagers.

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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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Used in German-style beers, and US pale ale and porter. It has a pleasant, slightly crisp, spicy aroma and can be used for most lagers except pilsner. Similar aroma to Hallertauer Mittelfrueh. It can also be used sparingly for a slightly spicy, green-hop ...

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A newer variety with Northern Brewer and Saaz ancestry.

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Used as an aroma hop in ale, lager, pilsner and wheat beers, and for late hopping ales. A recent strain that is a cross between Hallertau Mittelfrueh and a Saaz clone. It has a nice, strong floral aroma and a hint of spice, similar to Saaz. It is a well r ...

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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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Hersbrucker is drier and spicier than Hallertauer. Hersbrucker is mild to semi strong but imparts pleasant characteristics, and is the most important aroma variety in Germany. It is used in lager, pilsner, bock and wheat beers. Mount Hood and Strisslespal ...

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Ultra-high-alpha acid with German characteristics.

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Omega was released in the mid-1980s and was taken up early by the now-defunct Courage Brewery.

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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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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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Cascade is used widely in American beers, and is the predominant hop in most West Coast ales. Cascade imparts a pleasant citrusy (usually grapefruit), zesty flavor and floral/citrus aroma. It was released in 1972 and is one of the most recognisable US hop ...

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Amarillo is floral and citrusy, similar to Cascade, but with a slightly higher alpha acid level. Used in American ales and IPAs.

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Very bitter, but with good aroma for use in lagers.

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America's answer to Fuggles, which it can be used in place of. A little more spicy than Fuggles. Mild and pleasant and a little earthy. Nice bittering with a light, fruity flavor and aroma. Very versatile. Released in 1976. Grown seedless.

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Used in British ales, bitter, extra special bitter and porter. The rarest of British hops, Progress is likely to become extinct. It was introduced in the mid-1960s as a wilt-free Fuggles replacement. Has a pungent, fruity aroma and is slightly sweeter tha ...

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A dwarf hop with fine English Golding character.

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