Sunbeam

Not originally envisioned for use in brewing, Sunbeam is an ornamental hop that was discovered to be inadvertently useful as an aroma hop. Selected in 1992 in Corvallis, Oregon, it features characteristics similar to that of its parent variety, Saaz. Want this hop? Browse our recommended stockists below. Also Known As Characteristics Saaz-style characteristics Purpose Aroma Alpha Acid Composition 4%-5% …

Whitbread Golding

Whitbread Golding enjoys a robust flavor and hoppiness particularly in comparison to other Golding varieties. With its pleasant, fruity, European-style aromatics, it has traditionally been very popular in England and is currently grown extensively for commercial, craft and home brewing use. When used as an early addition, Whitbread Golding features a sharp and pronounced bitterness. Mid-boil it’s flavor profile tends …

Sunshine

Mother to Comet, Sunshine was developed via open pollination seedling selection at Wye College in England. It was selected by Professor E. R. Salmon in the early 1930’s and exhibits a very similar oil profile to Comet. While it is considered a brewing hop first and foremost, its lovely, lemon yellow colored leaves also give this variety ornamental potential. Like …

Sussex

Sussex hops are an award-winning dwarf variety discovered by Peter Cyster in Northiam, East Sussex in 2005. Its brewing use uncovers a powerful aroma alongside delicate tropical flavors and great flavor retention. It is considered to be forwardly fruity and its unique aroma afforded it third place in the hedgerow category of the Institute of Brewing and Distilling’s British Hop …

Wuerttemberger

Wuerttemberger is an old, German, noble aroma hop which is no longer grown commercially. Thought to have come from a landrace, its low vigor and poor yield made it untenable for commercial use. If it can be found, it might be worth experimenting with for German-style lagers and pilsners and it is said to impart a pleasant European-style aroma on …

Tahoma

Released in 2013 by the USDA and Washington State University, Tahoma is the daughter of Glacier. With alpha content higher than its parent, Tahoma features very low cohumulone giving it a subtle, yet lovely lemon citrus aroma and flavor with undertones of orange, woodiness and spice. Want this hop? Browse our recommended stockists below. Also Known As Characteristics Subtle flavors …

Zlatan

Released in 1976, Zlatan is native to Czechia and is one of a great many clonal selections of Saaz. Created by the Hop Research Institute in Zatec, it, like many other Saaz clones were selected in an attempt to improve yields while retaining its parent’s signature aroma profile. In brewing it sports a mild bitterness and has been described as …

Tardif de Bourgogne

Translated into English, Tardif de Bourgogne means Late Burgundy. Similar to Precoce de Bourgogne (Early Burgundy), it is an aroma hop grown in small quantities in the Alsace region of France. It is said to feature a mild European-style aroma and is thought to have come about via the clonal selection of an old French landrace. Unfortunately, Tardif de Bourgogne …

Sylva

Bred by Hop Products Australia in Tasmania in 1997, Sylva is an Australian aroma hop with a subtle and complex tasting profile. Progeny of Saaz, it is these roots that suit it well to light lagers and pilsners, imparting a bohemian-style hoppiness reminiscent of its Czech parent. Some have described Sylva as decidedly earthen, with flavors akin to fresh-cut timber …