Bred at the Hop Research Institute in Hüll, this hop variety has bold flavors and is not necessarily associated with typical hop variety aromas. Distinct fruit characteristics including honeydew melon and strawberry flavors Typical Alpha Acid: 6.9 - 7.5%.
Aroma: Specific aroma descriptors include distinctive honeydew melon and strawberry.
A flowery, grapefruit-like aroma with medium bittering value that is gaining acceptance as a substitute for Cascade due to its citrus nature.
The very high alpha, good storage stability and low cohumulone ratio make Apollo an excellent choice for bittering. Added late into the boil it provides a strong grapefruit and hoppy...
Pleasant fruity and floral aroma characteristics. Alpha Acid: 14.0% - 17.0%.