BC Galena


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Galena is the ancient Roman term for the mineral galenite which occurs in the soils of Oregon and gives its name to the hop variety grown there. Galena is a high alpha acids variety developed in the USDA breeding program in Idaho and released as a variety in 1978. It is characterized by high alpha acids and a relatively high content of beta acids.

Pedigree Open pollination of Brewers Gold
Aroma Mild citrus notes
Alpha Acids* 11.5 – 13.5 %
Beta Acids 7.2 – 8.7 %
Cohumulone 36 – 40 % of alpha acids
Total Oil 0.9 – 1.3 ml/100g
Myrcene 55 – 60 % of total oil
Humulene 10 – 13 % of total oil
Caryophyllene 3 – 5 % of total oil
Farnesene < 1 % of total oil

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Weight 1 lbs


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