• Apricot
  • Camomile Blossom
  • Lemon Grass
  • Plum

Crystal CRY

United States

Triploid variety developed from the German aroma hop variety Hallertauer Mittelfrueh with primary contributions from Cascade, Brewer’s Gold and Early Green. Released in 1993. This variety is also a half sister of Mount Hood and Liberty

  • Aroma Profile
  • Analyses

Typical Aroma Profile

 

This cultivar combines intense fruity aromas like apricot, mango, passion fruit, banana and freshly pressed fruit juice. This combination gives the variety a uniquely sweet flavour. Tart notes of lime and nuances of tea form an interesting contrast, thus creating an appealing combination. This hop display notes of aromatic Earl Grey and camomile blossom, pleasantly rounded off by fresh citrus aromas, spicy curry and sweet fruity nuances of kiwi and plum.

View Data Sheets

 

CULTIVATION AREA
United States
ALPHA-ACIDS*
4 - 6 %
BETA-ACIDS
5 - 8.5 %
TOTAL OIL
0.8 - 2.1 ml/100g
MYRCENE
30 - 55 %
CARYOPHYLLENE (% OF TOTAL OIL)
5 - 12 %
FARNESEN (% OF TOTAL OIL)
up to 1 %
LINALOOL
0.6 - 1 %
GERANIOL (% OF TOTAL OIL)
0.4 - 0.7 %

*Alpha acids are determined by conductometric titration (EBC 7.4) in Europe, by spectrophotometry (ASBC Hops-6) in the USA. Oil composition is determined by gas chromatography (ASBC Hops-17, EBC 7.12).

All values represent the medium range of the last 4 years. Be aware that specifically the alpha and oil values can vary in a broad range depending on the relevant crop year.

Ancestry

Half-sister of Mt. Hood and Liberty

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