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Mt. Hood MTH

United States

Mt. Hood is an aroma variety released in 1989 from the U.S.D.A. breeding program in Oregon. The variety is a triploid daughter of Hallertauer Mittelfrueh and a sister to Liberty with analytical data similar to both. It has a mild aroma.

  • Aroma Profile
  • Analyses

Typical Aroma Profile

 

The distinguishing feature of Mount Hood is its mild aroma. The spicy aromatic notes are reminiscent of tarragon, chilli, rosemary and fennel. The flavour profile of creamy caramel honey nuances and floral aromas is pronounced. In addition, its aroma spectrum is enhanced with subtle notes of citrus and tea.

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CULTIVATION AREA
United States
ALPHA-ACIDS*
4 - 6.5 %
BETA-ACIDS
5 - 8 %
TOTAL OIL
0.8 - 2 ml/100g
MYRCENE
25 - 35 %
CARYOPHYLLENE (% OF TOTAL OIL)
10 - 16 %
FARNESEN (% OF TOTAL OIL)
up to 1 %
LINALOOL
0.5 - 0.9 %
GERANIOL (% OF TOTAL OIL)
0.1 - 0.5 %

*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

Bred from Hallertauer Mittelfrüh and Liberty

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