Apolon

Apolon hops are hard to come by with cultivation dwindling since its Super Styrian status was brought into question. Originally introduced as a Super Styrian in the 1970’s, it has since been reclassified as a Slovenian hybrid and is a cross between Brewer’s Gold and a Yugoslavian wild male. Apolon can be used as both an aroma and a bittering …

Blue Northern Brewer

The Blue Northern Brewer was discovered as a mutant with deep reddish-blue leaves growing in a Belgian hop yard in the early 1970’s. It was released as an ornamental variety in 1992. Its use for brewing is plausible but tentative. Also Known As Characteristics Purpose Bittering & Aroma Alpha Acid Composition 6%-8% Beta Acid Composition 3%-4% Co-Humulone Composition 24% Country …

Bravo

Bravo’s high alpha content is largely attributable to its parent variety, Zeus. It’s bittering quality is considered smooth and in addition features light floral aromas and subtle flavors of orange and stone fruit making it highly desirable for use in many different ale styles. Developed as part of the Hopsteiner Breeding Program, Bravo hops were released to the public in …