Mount Hood hops are descendant from the Hallertau family of Hops and is a cross between a colchicine induced tetraploid Hallertau Mittelfrueh and USDA 19058M. The USDA Breeding programmed named Mt Hood Hops variety after the Mt. Hood volcano which is due east of the city of Portland, OR and sits perched above the mighty Hood River.
Makes a good Noble aroma hop and has been noted to impart somewhat of a flavor “punch” when freshly brewed. Flavour footprint is: Mild, Spicy, Floral. Moderately intense and sweet with suggestions of herbal notes, flowers and green fruit. Can range into pungence with a more pronounced herbal note in some crops.
Uses: Hefeweizen, Doppelbock, Russian Imperial Stout, Brown Ale, Golden Ale, Pale Ale, Amber Ale, Weizenbock, India Pale Ale, Holiday Lager, Bock, American Wheat, Alt Munich Helles, American Lager, Lagers, Wheats, European Ales
|Alpha Acid Composition||4%-8%|
|Beta Acid Composition||5%-8%|
|Total Oil Composition||1-1.7 mL/100g|
|Myrcene Oil Composition||30%-40%|
|Humulene Oil Composition||12%-38%|
All hop pellets are sold by the pound (lb.)