Origin: Germany. The signature landrace variety of the Hallertau region in Bavaria, Hallertau Mittelfrüh is, at least to some, the epitome of noble hops.
Usage: Aroma. Although it can be and is used throughout the boil, it is most prized for its fine, elegant aroma and flavor contribution. Mittelfrüh has been one of Europe’s most widely esteemed varieties for centuries and is practically synonymous with continental lagers (particularly Bavarian styles) and many types of German and Belgian ales.
Aroma & Flavor Characteristics: Complex, but mild and approachable. A mixture of sweet, earthy, and herbal with vivid impressions of new-mown hay, sweet spices, and dried flowers. Its many offshoots and daughters show some of these same qualities, but none have the same range and balance as Mittelfrüh.
A flowery, grapefruit-like aroma with medium bittering value that is gaining acceptance as a substitute for Cascade due to its citrus nature.
Usage: Excellent aromatic qualities make Azacca® a go-to hop for late and dry hop additions in a variety of styles, although its high myrcene fraction has already made it a...
Dual purpose hop with a pleasantly complex fruity and citrusy aroma. Hints of pear, apple, sweet lemonlime, as well as notes of earthy tea. Alpha Acid: 12 - 14%
Cascade hops have unmistakable grapefruit citrus aroma and flavor. Signature hop of many American microbrews. Use for late additions and dry hopping American pale, amber, and IPAs.