Styrian Gold

Styrian Gold should not be confused with Styrian Golding (aka Savinjski Golding, technically a Fuggle-type hop). Styrian Gold is a Slovenian hop, bred from a Savinjski Golding and a Slovenian wild male. It has a noble aroma and a balanced hoppiness, which stems from its 1:1 alpha/beta acid ratio. Styrian Gold also benefits from good storage stability. It was released …

Styrian Golding

Styrian Golding or Savinjski Golding as it is commonly known, goes by a multitude of sometimes confusing aliases. Confusing still is the fact it actually doesn’t come from a Golding at all, but is rather the result of the clonal selection of Fuggle and as such exhibits many Fuggle-like characteristics. It was considered a major crop in the 1930’s in …

Palisade®

For brewers, Palisade® hops, bred by Yakima Chief Ranch feature complex floral, herbal and grassy aromas in addition to flavors of nectar fruits and citrus. For growers, it exhibits nothing short of incredible yield potential – at least in its native Yakima Valley, Washington environment. Palisade® is an open pollination cross from Swiss Tettnanger. Want this hop? Browse our recommended …

First Gold

First Gold is a Golding variety, bred from Whitbread Golding and a dwarf variety at Wye College in England. It was released in 1996 and has the distinction of being England’s first hedgerow hop. For brewers, it is useful in just about any style. Exceptionally versatile, First Gold can be added at any point in the boil in addition to …

Fuggle

The Fuggle hop originates in England and was first discovered in 1861 in a hop yard owned by George Stace in Kent. Some 14 years later it was officially named and introduced by Richard Fuggle of Benchley in 1875. Similar to a Styrian Golding, is noted for its distinct European aroma and has enjoyed a long, versatile run. At its …

Fuggle (US)

Fuggle (US) has slightly less aroma impact than its English counterpart. Grown at first in Oregon and now in Washington, it features a more balanced oil profile and higher alpha acid content than the original UK variety giving it a fruitier flavor profile. In commercial circles, it has now largely been replaced by Willamette. Want this hop? Browse our recommended …

Golding (US)

Golding (US) hops are descended from the original East Kent Golding. In North America, they were first grown in British Columbia, and then appeared in the state of Washington in 1993 and Oregon after that. They are no longer grown commercially in Canada. They feature a subtle bitterness when used as a early addition but are predominantly used for their …

Aurora

Diploid hybrid Aurora is the one Super Styrian still enjoying global commercial availability. In fact, it is quite a celebrated hop and one of two distinct varieties prominently produced in Slovenia. Developed as a seedling of Northern Brewer, Aurora’s aroma derives from its lovely balance of essential oils. With nearly twice the alpha acid content as Styrian Golding, another primary …

Celeia

Celeia is the triploid offspring of a Styrian Golding, an Aurora and a Slovenian wild hop. It features an excellently balanced profile all around and very good storage stability. A versatile hop, it has seen widespread use in Lagers, Pilsners, English-style ales and ESBs. It loves deep clay soil and requires a large planting distance. Unfortunately, Celeia has not been …