Released in 1989, Mount Hood is an American-bred cultivar stemming from Hallertau Mittelfrüher. Popular among American craft brewers, it makes a good aroma hop, with characteristics similar to a Hallertau or Hersbrucker and is also half-sister to Crystal, Ultra and Liberty.
It features a pleasant noble hop aroma and has been noted to impart somewhat of a flavor “punch” when freshly brewed – at least in comparison to true noble hops.
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|Also Known As||Mt. Hood, Mt Hood|
|Characteristics||Noble hop aroma|
|Alpha Acid Composition||4%-8%|
|Beta Acid Composition||5%-8%|
|Cone Density||Moderate to compact|
|Seasonal Maturity||Early to mid|
|Yield Amount||1450-1960 kg/hectare (1290-1750 lbs/acre)|
|Growth Rate||Moderate to high|
|Storability||Retains 50%-60% alpha acid after 6 months storage at 20ºC (68ºF)|
|East of Harvest||Difficult|
|Total Oil Composition||1-1.7 mL/100g|
|Myrcene Oil Composition||30%-40%|
|Humulene Oil Composition||12%-38%|
|Substitutes||Crystal, Strisselspalter, Hersbrucker|
|Style Guide||Hefeweizen, Doppelbock, Russian Imperial Stout, Brown Ale, Golden Ale, Pale Ale, Amber Ale, Weizenbock, India Pale Ale, Holiday Lager, Bock, American Wheat, Alt Munich Helles, American Lager|
As a listing requirement, all suppliers below ship nationally to their respective countries.
Great Fermentations (USA)
Yakima Valley Hops (USA)
The Home Brew Shop (UK)
National Homebrew (Australia)
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