Eureka, or Experimental Variety 05256, is gaining a following for its intriguing and unique flavor contributions. This experimental offspring of Apollo and Merkur has bold aromas of herbal notes, black currant, mint, pine, and other dark fruits. This is a great variety for brewers looking to try something new and interesting, try using it as a latehop or whirlpool addition and see the effects!
Alpha Acids: 17 - 19.9%
Beta Acids: 4.6 - 6%
Alpha-Beta Ratio: 2.83 - 4.33
Cohumulone: (% of alpha acids): 28 - 30%
Total Oils in mls per 100 grams dried: 2.5 - 4.4
Storage(% alpha acids remaining after 6 months storage at 68° F): Unknown
Similar Hop Varieties: Simcoe