Sister to Cekin, Cicero is a dual use hop with a Styrian-type aroma bred from Aurora, a Yugoslav tetraploid male and a USDA tetraploid male. Developed in Slovenia in the 1980’s, Cicero possesses very high vigor and yield potential in home region but has not tested well in the US.


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Also Known As HBC 394
Purpose Bittering & Aroma
Alpha Acid Composition 6%-7%
Beta Acid Composition 2.4%
Co-Humulone Composition 29%
Country Slovenia
Cone Size
Cone Density
Seasonal Maturity Late
Yield Amount 810 kg/hectare (720 lbs/acre)
Growth Rate Moderate to high
Resistant to Moderately resistant to downy mildew
Susceptible to
Storability Retains 80% alpha acid after 6 months storage at 20ºC (68ºF)
Ease of Harvest
Total Oil Composition 1.05 mL/100g
Myrcene Oil Composition 51%
Humulene Oil Composition 18%
Caryophyllene Oil 7%
Farnesene Oil 3%
Style Guide American Pale Ale

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