Hops Crystal 1lb Pellet - Beyond The Grape On-Premise Winemaking & Home Brewing Supplies

Hops Crystal 1lb Pellet

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Pedigree

Triploid variety from German Hallertau mf., Cascade, Brewer's Gold and Early Green

 

                                        

Brewing Usage

Aroma

Aroma

Mild, spicy and floral

Possible Substitutions

  • Hallertau
  • Liberty
  • Mt. Hood
  • French Strisselpalt
  • German Hersbruker

Typical Beer Styles

  • IPA

Additional Information

Released from the USDA breeding program in 1993

Storage Stability

~50% alpha remaining after 6 months

Alpha Acids

3.5 - 5.5%

Beta Acids

4.5 - 6.7%

 

Co-Humulone

20 - 26%

Total Oil

0.8 - 2.1 mL / 100g

 

Myrcene

40 - 65% of total oil

Humulene

18 - 24% of total oil

 

Caryophyllene

4 - 8% of total oil

Farnesene

< 1% of total oil

 

General Trade Perception

The most pungent of the triploid Hallertau hops

Crystal is a triploid variety that was bred by U.S.D.A. from
Hallertau mf, Cascade, Northern Brewer, and Early Green.
It is perceived as the most pungent of the triploid Hallertau
family of hops, and is increasingly popular among U.S. craft
brewers. It is a versatile variety that is used in Pilsners and
Lagers, as well as in ESB’s and American and Belgian-style
Ales. Crystal is primarily grown in Oregon.
Yield (kilos per hectare) 1,350 - 2,250
Yield (lbs per acre) 1,200 - 2,000
Alpha Acids 3.5 - 5.5%
Beta Acids 4.5 - 6.5%
Cohumulone (% of alpha acids) 20 - 26%
Total Oils (Mls. per 100 grams dried hops) 1.0 - 1.5
Myrcene (as % of other oils) 40 - 65%
Caryophyllene (as % of other oils) 4.0 - 8.0%
Humulene (as % of other oils) 18 - 24%
Farnesene (as % of other oils) < 1.0%
Storage (% alpha acids remaining after 6 months storage at 20° C) 50%
Possible Substitutions Mt. Hood, Liberty

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