Riwaka

Considered to be one of the darling hops of the New Zealand craft beer scene, Riwaka’s abundant oil content is nearly twice that of its parent variety Saaz. This unique oil balance alongside a near 1:1 ratio of alpha to beta acids gives it a strong sweet citrus note that, according to one brewer, makes it the “ultimate” for hoppy …

Teamaker

Developed over several decades by the USDA, Teamaker hops were officially released by the ARS Forage, Seed and Cereal Research Unit in Corvallis, Oregon in the late 2000’s. They are a unique high beta, low alpha breed that have made their mark, not just in the brewing industry, but in the world of medicine and food as well. Their strong …

Kohatu

Kohatu, meaning stone or rock in Maori, was released alongside Wai-iti in 2011. It was named after Kohatu, a small town nestled by the Motueka River, south west of Nelson, New Zealand. Kohatu is not as fruity as Wai-iti, but with its intense aroma of tropical fruit and freshly crushed pine needles, it adds a wonderfully fresh character to beer. …

Dana

Dana, or Extra Styrian Dana as it is often known, is a Slovenian hop bred from a German Hallertau Magnum and a wild Slovenian male. A product of the Institute of Hop Research in Zalec, Solvenia, it is said to feature quality and harmonious bittering properties alongside a slightly floral and citrus flavor profile. Want this hop? Browse our recommended …

Willamette (AUS)

Willamette (AUS) hops are a directly descended from US-grown Willamette and were introduced to Australia in 1988. Imported and primarily grown by Hop Products Australia, the Australian version of this iconic aroma hop features a mlld, spicy, resinous and floral character. Sister of Columbia, Willamatte is a triploid variety directly descended from English variety Fuggle and Fuggle Tetraploid. Originally released …

Red Earth

Red Earth hops bring with them an altogether “Australian” depth of character. They’re a new Australian breed which carry a decidedly spicy, woody aroma and flavor with a citrusy under note. The name stems from the reddish hue cones exhibit as they emerge from the early, burr stage of development. Developed by Rupert Ward in Western Australia, Red Earth is …

Amethyst

Amethyst is an aroma hop from the Czech Republic and is a derivative of Saaz. It features a notably low alpha acid percentage and notes of earthy, citrus and spice. Amethyst’s aroma profile is suited well to full-bodied lagers and pale ales. Also Known As Characteristics Notably earthy, citrusy and spicy Purpose Aroma Alpha Acid Composition 2%-6% Beta Acid Composition …

Sonnet

Sonnet is a new, Oregon-grown hop said to have Saaz and Styrian Golding characteristics. It has a low alpha acid content and makes a nice aroma hop, exhibiting deeply floral, grassy and earthy notes alongside a balanced, rounded bitterness. Flavor-wise it is said to demonstrate some fruitiness with hints of oak and honey. Want this hop? Browse our recommended stockists …

Gargoyle

Gargoyle, along with Ivanhoe, is a new generation of California Cluster and the first to be grown commercially in over half a century. Revived by organic hop farm Hops-Mesiter, LLC near Clearlake, California, it is similar to Ivanhoe but tends more toward a citrusy-mango bouquet. Also Known As Characteristics Citrusy-mango aroma Purpose Aroma Alpha Acid Composition 7.50% Beta Acid Composition …