HOP VARIETY: NUGGET

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  • Pedigree: Released in 1982 and now a major high alpha acids variety in the U. S. A. Selected from a cross between Brewers Gold and a high alpha acid male.
  • General Trade Perception: A high alpha acids hop with good storage characteristics. Beer made solely from Nugget has very good foam retention. The third high alpha variety grown in the United States.
  • Possible substitutions: Columbus, Chinook, Target.
  • Beer Styles: Ales, Stout.
  • Maturity: Early September
  • Yield: 2000-2400 lb./ac. or kg./ha.
  • Growth Habit: Columnar and vigorous
  • Disease Reaction: Little visual reaction to infection with Prunus necrotic ring-spot virus. Moderate to good resistance to downy mildew.
  • Cone-Structure: Heavy, tight and moderately long.
  • Pickability: Excellent, clean and dry.
  • Aroma: Quite heavy and herbal.
  • Lupulin: Plentiful and yellow-orange in color.

Alpha Acids (%)
13.2
Beta Acids (%)
4.5
Alpha/Beta Ratio
2.9:1
Co-Humulone (%)
26.0
Humulone (%)
74.0
Storage (% lost)
29.0
Oil Content (mls/100g)
1.6
Humulene ( % in oil)
18.6
Caryophyllene (%)
8.3
Hum/Cary Ratio
2.25:1
Farnesene (%)
0