Amarillo™ VGXP01

Amarillo™ VGXP01 hops are used worldwide where its ultra-high myrcene content creates a delicious orange citrus flavor. A varietal of Virgil Gamache Farms, Inc. Amarillo™ VGXP01 is highly acidic, making it a perfect choice for for ESB’s and Pale Ales. Want this hop? Browse our recommended stockists below. Also Known As Characteristics Orange citrus flavor Purpose Aroma Alpha Acid Composition …

Early Bird

Early Bird, or Amos’s Early Bird as it was formerly known, is a Goldings variety and considered one of England’s premier aroma hops. While not terribly disease and wilt tolerant, it is bred for its immensely pleasing aroma and gentle hoppiness. Discovered in 1887 by Alfred Amos, the owner of Spring Grove farm in Wye, Early Bird was hand-selected from …

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. Want this hop? Browse our recommended stockists below. Also Known As Characteristics Purpose Bittering & Aroma Alpha Acid Composition 6%-8% …