Released in the 1970’s, Atlas enjoys both good bittering and aroma qualities with intense notes of lime, blossom and pine. Like its siblings Aurora, Ahil and Apolon, Atlas has been cut back in commercial production over industry confusion stemming from its incorrect classification as a Super Styrian. It’s a Slovenian breed but is in actuality a seedling of Brewer’s Gold. Developed by Dr Tone Wagner at the Hop Research Institute in Zalec, Atlas has also accomplished USDA accession.


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Also Known As Styrian Atlas
Characteristics Intense notes of lime, blossom, and pine
Purpose Aroma
Alpha Acid Composition 9%-11%
Beta Acid Composition 4%
Co-Humulone Composition 36%
Country Slovenia
Cone Size
Cone Density
Seasonal Maturity Late
Yield Amount 730 kg/hectare (650 lbs/acre)
Growth Rate Moderate to high
Resistant to
Susceptible to  Prunus, Hop Mosaic and Necrotic Ringspot
Storability Retains 50% alpha acid after 6 months storage at 20ºC (68ºF)
East of Harvest
Total Oil Composition 1.3-1.6 mL/100g
Myrcene Oil Composition 59%
Humulene Oil Composition 9%
Caryophyllene Oil 4%
Farnesene Oil 13.3%
Style Guide American Pale Ale, Belgian Ale

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