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Comparing and Selecting Hops

So how do I choose the right hops for my beer? With such a wide range of flavor and aroma characteristics, this chart can serve as a helpful guide to more than one hundred varieties. Whether you are trying to duplicate a style or are looking to experiment, the following list can help to get you started. Just select a beer style below and a chart will pull up with appropriate hops to consider for your recipe.

American Amber & Pale Ale

Name Ahtanum Amarillo Apollo

Alpha Acid % 4-6.3% 8-9% 15-19%

Possible Substitutions Amarillo, Cascade Cascade, Centennial Zeus

Flavor Description Floral, citrus, sharp, and piney. Citrusy, flowery. A high alpha acid varietal known for its disease resistance. spicy

Boadicea (U.K.) Bravo Cascade (U.S.)

8-9% 14-17% 4.5-7% Apollo, Zeus Amarillo, Centennial, possibly Columbus Ahtanum, Cascade, Centennial Cascade, possibly Columbus Columbus, Northern Brewer, Nugget, U.K. Target

Pleasant, flowery, spicy, and citrusy. Can have a grapefruit flavor. Similar to US Cascade, has floral, citrus grapefruit character. Medium with floral and citrus tones. Mild to medium-heavy, spicy, piney, and grapefruity. intense flavor Medium and quite spicy. Pleasant, with pungent aroma. candy-like

Cascade (New Zealand) Centennial Chinook

6-8%

8-11.5% 10-14%

Citra (U.S.) Cluster Columbus

11-13% 5.5-8.5% Galena 11-16% Chinook, Northern Brewer, Nugget, U.K. Target

El Dorado (U.S.) 14-16%

American Amber & Pale Ale

Name Galaxy (Australia) Galena Glacier (U.S.)

Alpha Acid % 13.514.8% 10-14% 5-9%

Possible Substitutions

Flavor Description

Chinook, Nugget, Pride of Ringwood Styrian Golding, U.S. Fuggle, U.S. Tettnanger, Willamette Magnum

Medium but pleasant hoppiness, citrusy. Dual purpose hop with a citrus earthy aroma. Pleasantly hoppy. Clean grapefruit, floral, black currant notes and a spicy aroma.

Horizon Legacy (U.S.)

11-14% NA

Magnum (German) Magnum (U.S.) Nelson Sauvin (New Zealand) Newport Northern Brewer (German) Northern Brewer (U.S.) Northwest Golding Nugget Olympic Opal (German) Pacific Gem (New Zealand) Pacific Jade

12-16% 10-14% 12-14% 13-17% 7-10%

Northdown, Northern Brewer Northdown, Northern Brewer

Known for bittering value and quality. High alpha variety Unique hop with grape-like flavor

Galena, Nugget Chinook, U.S. Northern Brewer Chinook, Nugget

Fairly pungent. Medium-strong with some wild tones. Medium-strong with some wild tones. Known for aromatic properties.

6-10% 4-5% 11-14.5% 11-13% 5-8% 13-15% 12-14%

Chinook, Columbus, Galena, U.K. Target Chinook Styrian Golding

Quite heavy and herbal. Mild to medium, citrusy aroma, spicy. German dual-purpose hop Bittering hop with a woody character. A "soft" bittering hop with

American Amber & Pale Ale

Name (New Zealand) Palisade Perle (German)

Alpha Acid %

Possible Substitutions

Flavor Description spicy and citrus aroma qualities.

5.5-9.5% Perhaps Cascade 6-8.5% Northern Brewer, U.S. Perle Chinook, Cluster, Galena, Northern Brewer U.K. Challenger, U.K. Target Cluster, Galena

Some "American" characteristics. Moderately intense, good and hoppy, fruity and a little spicy. Known for its aromatic and bittering properties, pleasant and slightly spicy.

Perle (U.S.)

6-9.5%

Pilgrim (U.K.) Pride of Ringwood (Australia) Riwaka (New Zealand) Santiam

9-13% 7-10%

Quite pronounced, woody, earthy, herbal. Citrusy, grapefruit aroma hop Noble characteristics.

4.5-6.5% Czech Saaz, possible American "C" hops 5-7.9% German Spalt, German Spalt Select, German Tettnanger

Satus Simcoe Sorachi Ace (Japan)

12.5-14% Galena 12-14% 13-16% U.K. Fuggle Simcoe Magnum

Known for its bittering and aromatic properties. A bittering and aromatic hop. Bittering hop with lemony aroma mild flavor Ultra high-alpha bittering hop High-alpha hop with intense character Earthy, piney bittering hop.

Sovereign (U.K.) 5-6% Summit Sun Super Alpha (New Zealand) Super Pride (Australia) 16-18% 12-16% 10-12% 14%

Pride of Ringwood

A high alpha variety bred from Pride of Ringwood.

American Amber & Pale Ale

Name Target (U.K.) Tomahawk Warrior Willamette

Alpha Acid % 9.512.5% 15-17% 15-17% 3.5-6%

Possible Substitutions Fuggle, Willamette Columbus Nugget Styrian Golding, U.S. Fuggle, U.S. Tettnanger

Flavor Description Pleasant English hop aroma, quite intense. Primarily a bittering hop. A bittering and aromatic hop. Mild and pleasant, slightly spicy, fruity, floral, a little earthy. Used as a kettle hop for bittering.

Yakima Cluster Zeus

6-8.5% 13-17% Columbus

Aromatic and pleasant.

American Lager

Name

Alpha Acid %

Possible Substitutions

Flavor Description spicy

Boadicea (U.K.) 8-9% Celeia (Slovenia) 3-6% Styrian Golding

Moderate and pleasant zesty bitterness with matching floral aroma, making its use widespread in both ale and lager brewing. Stores very well. Mild to medium-heavy, spicy, piney, and grapefruity. Medium and quite spicy. Mild and pleasant, spicy and flowery.

Chinook

10-14%

Columbus, Northern Brewer, Nugget, U.K. Target Galena French Strisslespalt, Hallertauer, Hersbrucker, Liberty, Mt. Hood

Cluster Crystal

5.58.5% 2-4.5%

El Dorado (U.S.) Green Bullet (New Zealand) Hallertau Aroma (New Zealand) Hallertauer (U.S.) Hallertauer Gold (German) Hallertauer Mittelfrh (German) Hallertauer Tradition (German) Herkules (German)

14-16% 11-14% Crystal, Hallertauer Tradition, Liberty, Mt. Hood, Ultra Perle

candy-like Dual purpose hop.

6.58.5%

A dual purpose hop which has been used to replace Perle Very mild, pleasant, and slightly flowery, some spicy. Known for its aromatic properties similar to Hallertauer. Mild and pleasant.

3.5-5.5% Hallertauer Tradition, Liberty, Ultra 6-6.5% 3-5.5% Crystal, Mt. Hood German Tradition, Liberty, Ultra

3.5-5.5% Crystal, Liberty

Known for its aromatic properties. A replacement for Hallertauer Mittelfrh. bittering hop

12-17%

American Lager

Name Hersbrucker (German) Horizon Legacy (U.S.) Liberty

Alpha Acid % 3-5.5% 11-14% NA 3-6%

Possible Substitutions French Strisslespalt, Mt. Hood Magnum

Flavor Description Mild to semi-strong, pleasant, hoppy. Pleasantly hoppy. Clean grapefruit, floral, black currant notes and a spicy aroma.

Hallertauer, Hallertauer Tradition, Mt. Hood Northdown, Northern Brewer Northdown, Northern Brewer Magnum Nugget Crystal, French Strisslespalt, Hersbrucker Hallertauer Galena, Nugget Chinook

Mild and clean aroma, slightly spicy character. Known for bittering value and quality. High alpha variety high-alpha, bittering hop Mild, herbal, similar to Nugget. Mild, pleasant, and clean, somewhat pungent and resiny. only available in 2012 Fairly pungent. Mild to medium, citrusy aroma, spicy. A "soft" bittering hop with spicy and citrus aroma qualities.

Magnum (German) Magnum (U.S.) Merkur (German) Millenium Mt. Hood

12-16% 10-14% 12-15% 12-15% 3-8%

Mt. Rainier (U.S.) Newport Olympic Pacific Jade (New Zealand) Saaz (Czech) Saaz (U.S.) Santiam

5-8.1% 13-17% 11-13% 12-14% 3-4.5% 3-5% 5-7.9%

U.S. Saaz Czech Saaz

Very mild with pleasant hoppy notes, earthy, spicy, and herbal. Mild and pleasant, earthy and spicy.

German Spalt, German Noble characteristics. Spalt Select, German Tettnanger Any noble hops Mild aroma hop.

Saphir

2.5-

American Lager

Name (German) Sladek (Czech) Sorachi Ace (Japan) Southern Cross (New Zealand) Sovereign (U.K.) Spalt (German)

Alpha Acid % 4.5% 5-6% 13-16% 11-14% 5-6% 4-5.5%

Possible Substitutions

Flavor Description

Czech Saaz, U.S. Saaz, U.S. Tettnanger

A dual-purpose Saaz hybrid. Bittering hop with lemony aroma Piney, resinous bittering hop

U.K. Fuggle German Spalt Select, U.S. Saaz, U.S. Tettnanger German Spalt, U.S. Saaz, U.S. Tettnanger Saaz, Tettnanger

mild flavor Mild and pleasant, slightly spicy.

Spalt Select (German) Spalt Select (U.S.) Sterling Strisslespalt (France)

4-6% 3-5%

Very fine Spalter-type aroma. Medium intensity and pleasant hoppy qualities. Medium-strong aroma with wild American tones. Herbal, spicy, pleasant aroma, hint of floral and citrus. Medium intensity, pleasant, hoppy. Delicate, slightly spicy. Earthy, piney bittering hop.

6-9% 3-5%

Saaz Crystal, Hersbrucker, Mt. Hood U.K. Fuggle, U.S. Fuggle, Willamette

Styrian Golding 4.5-6% (Slovenia) Super Alpha (New Zealand) Target (U.K.) Taurus (German) Tettnanger (German) Tettnanger 10-12% 9.512.5% 12-17%

Fuggle, Willamette Magnum

Pleasant English hop aroma, quite intense. high-alpha hop

3.5-5.5% German Spalt, German Mild and pleasant, slightly spicy, Spalt Select, Saaz, U.S. herbal. Tettnanger 3.4Czech Saaz, German An aromatic hop, mild and

American Lager

Name (U.S.) Tradition (German) Ultra

Alpha Acid % 5.2% 5-7% 2-4.1%

Possible Substitutions Spalt, Santiam

Flavor Description slightly spicy.

Hallertauer Mittelfrh, Very fine and similar to Hersbrucker Hallertauer Mittelfrh. Hallertauer Tradition, Liberty, Saaz Very good to outstanding, some Saaz-like qualities. Aromatic properties similar to Hallertauer.

Vanguard

4-5.7%

Hallertauer Mittelfrh, Aroma similar to continental Saaz European types.

American Pale Ale

Name Belma (U.S.) Boadicea (U.K.) Calypso (U.S.) El Dorado (U.S.) Hallertau Blanc (German) Magnum (U.S.) Mandarina Bavaria (German) Opal (German) Pilgrim (U.K.) Sovereign (U.K.)

Alpha Acid % 12.1% 8-9% 12-14% 14-16% 9-12%

Possible Substitutions

Flavor Description Clean bitterness, citrus, tropical fruit flavors. spicy Exhibits pleasant fruity notesapple, pear, fruit punch. candy-like Winey, passion fruit, grapefruit, gooseberry, pineapple character.

10-14% 7-10% 5-8% 9-13% 5-6%

Northdown, Northern Brewer Cascade Styrian Golding U.K. Challenger, U.K. Target U.K. Fuggle

High alpha variety Mandarin orangey flavor and aroma. German dual-purpose hop

mild flavor

Barleyw ine and Imperial Stout

Name Admiral (U.K.) Apollo

Alpha Acid %

Possible Substitutions Flavor Description Known for its bittering potential. A high alpha acid varietal known for its disease resistance. spicy U.K. Fuggle U.K. Kent Golding, U.K. Progress, Whitbread Golding Variety Bullion Columbus, Northern Brewer Amarillo, Centennial, possibly Columbus Ahtanum, Cascade, Centennial Cascade, possibly Columbus Quite mild, fruity currant aroma. Bittering hop with neutral aroma character. A rich hop primarily used for bittering. Intense blackcurrant aroma. Pleasant, flowery, spicy, and citrusy. Can have a grapefruit flavor. Similar to US Cascade, has floral, citrus grapefruit character. Medium with floral and citrus tones. Mild to moderate, quite spicy. Mild to medium-heavy, spicy, piney, and grapefruity. Medium and quite spicy. Pleasant, with pungent aroma. candy-like

13.5-16% U.K. Challenger, U.K. Northdown, U.K. Target 15-19% Zeus

Boadicea (U.K.) Bobeck (Slovenia) Bramling Cross (U.K.) Brewer's Gold (U.S.) Bullion (U.K.)

8-9% 3.5-7% 5-7%

7-10% 6.5-9%

Cascade (U.S.)

4.5-7%

Cascade (New Zealand) Centennial Challenger (U.K.) Chinook

6-8%

8-11.5%

6.5-8.5% Northern Brewer, U.S. or German Perle 10-14% Columbus, Northern Brewer, Nugget, U.K. Target

Cluster Columbus

5.5-8.5% Galena 11-16% Chinook, Northern Brewer, Nugget, U.K. Target

El Dorado (U.S.)

14-16%

Barleyw ine and Imperial Stout

Name First Gold (U.K.) Fuggle (U.K.) Fuggle (U.S.)

Alpha Acid %

Possible Substitutions Flavor Description A little like Golding family; spicy. Mild, pleasant, hoppy, and robust. Mild and pleasant, earthy and fruity.

6.5-8.5% maybe Crystal, U.K. Kent Golding 4-5.5% 4-5.5% Styrian Golding, U.S. Fuggle, Willamette Styrian Golding, U.K. Fuggle, U.S. Tettnanger, Willamette

Galena Golding (U.S.)

10-14% 4-6%

Chinook, Nugget, Pride of Medium but pleasant Ringwood hoppiness, citrusy. U.K. Golding, U.K. Progress, Whitbread Golding Variety Magnum U.K. Progress, U.S. Golding, Whitbread Golding Variety Northdown, Northern Brewer Northdown, Northern Brewer Mild, extremely pleasant, and gently hoppy. Pleasantly hoppy. Gentle, fragrant, and pleasant. Known for bittering value and quality. High alpha variety Unique hop with grape-like flavor Galena, Nugget Fairly pungent. Fruity with some spiciness. Chinook, U.S. Northern Brewer Chinook, Nugget Medium-strong with some wild tones. Medium-strong with some wild tones. Known for aromatic properties. Quite heavy and herbal. Mild to medium, citrusy

Horizon Kent Golding (U.K.) Magnum (German) Magnum (U.S.) Nelson Sauvin (New Zealand) Newport Northdown (U.K.) Northern Brewer (German) Northern Brewer (U.S.)

11-14% 4-5.5%

12-16% 10-14% 12-14% 13-17% 7.5-9.5% 7-10% 6-10%

Northwest Golding 4-5% Nugget Olympic 11-14.5% Chinook, Columbus, Galena, U.K. Target 11-13% Chinook

Barleyw ine and Imperial Stout

Name

Alpha Acid %

Possible Substitutions Flavor Description aroma, spicy.

Pacific Gem (New Zealand) Pacific Jade (New Zealand) Palisade Perle (German)

13-15% 12-14%

Bittering hop with a woody character. A "soft" bittering hop with spicy and citrus aroma qualities. Some "American" characteristics. Moderately intense, good and hoppy, fruity and a little spicy. Known for its aromatic and bittering properties, pleasant and slightly spicy. Similar to U.K. Challenger.

5.5-9.5% Perhaps Cascade 6-8.5% Northern Brewer, U.S. Perle Chinook, Cluster, Galena, Northern Brewer U.K. Challenger, U.K. Kent Golding, U.K. Northdown U.K. Challenger, U.K. Target U.K. Kent Golding Cluster, Galena

Perle (U.S.)

6-9.5%

Phoenix (U.K.)

8-13%

Pilgrim (U.K.) Pioneer (U.K.)

9-13% 8-10%

A mild, typical English aroma. Quite pronounced, woody, earthy, herbal.

Pride of Ringwood 7-10% (Australia) Progress (U.K.) Satus Simcoe Southern Cross (New Zealand) Sovereign (U.K.) Summit 5-7.5%

Fuggle, U.K. Kent Golding Moderately strong, good aroma. Known for its bittering and aromatic properties. A bittering and aromatic hop. Piney, resinous bittering hop U.K. Fuggle Simcoe mild flavor Ultra high-alpha bittering

12.5-14% Galena 12-14% 11-14% 5-6% 16-18%

Barleyw ine and Imperial Stout

Name

Alpha Acid %

Possible Substitutions Flavor Description hop

Sun Super Alpha (New Zealand) Target (U.K.) Tomahawk Warrior WGV (Whitbread Golding Variety) (U.K.) Willamette

12-16% 10-12% 9.512.5% 15-17% 15-17% 5-7%

Magnum

High-alpha hop with intense character Earthy, piney bittering hop.

Fuggle, Willamette Columbus Nugget U.K. Kent Golding, U.K. Progress Styrian Golding, U.S. Fuggle, U.S. Tettnanger

Pleasant English hop aroma, quite intense. Primarily a bittering hop. A bittering and aromatic hop. Quite pleasant and hoppy, moderately intense. Mild and pleasant, slightly spicy, fruity, floral, a little earthy. Used as a kettle hop for bittering.

3.5-6%

Yakima Cluster Zeus

6-8.5% 13-17% Columbus

Aromatic and pleasant.

Belgian and French Ale

Name Belma (U.S.) Boadicea (U.K.) El Dorado (U.S.) Hallertauer (U.S.)

Alpha Acid % 12.1% 8-9% 14-16%

Possible Substitutions

Flavor Description Clean bitterness, citrus, tropical fruit flavors. spicy candy-like Very mild, pleasant, and slightly flowery, some spicy. Known for its aromatic properties similar to Hallertauer. Mild and pleasant.

3.5-5.5% Hallertauer Tradition, Liberty, Ultra Crystal, Mt. Hood

Hallertauer Gold 6-6.5% (German) Hallertauer Mittelfrh (German) Hallertauer Tradition (German) Hersbrucker (German) Horizon Huell Melon (German) Liberty Magnum (German) Magnum (U.S.) Mandarina Bavaria (German) Mt. Hood 3-5.5%

German Tradition, Liberty, Ultra

3.5-5.5% Crystal, Liberty

Known for its aromatic properties. A replacement for Hallertauer Mittelfrh.

3-5.5% 11-14% 7-8% 3-6% 12-16% 10-14% 7-10%

French Strisslespalt, Mt. Mild to semi-strong, pleasant, Hood hoppy. Magnum Pleasantly hoppy. Honeydew melon and strawberry aroma. Hallertauer, Hallertauer Mild and clean aroma, slightly Tradition, Mt. Hood spicy character. Northdown, Northern Brewer Northdown, Northern Brewer Cascade Known for bittering value and quality. High alpha variety Mandarin orangey flavor and aroma. Mild, pleasant, and clean, somewhat pungent and resiny. only available in 2012

3-8%

Crystal, French Strisslespalt, Hersbrucker Hallertauer

Mt. Rainier

5-8.1%

Belgian and French Ale

Name (U.S.) Perle (German) Perle (U.S.)

Alpha Acid %

Possible Substitutions

Flavor Description

6-8.5% 6-9.5%

Northern Brewer, U.S. Perle Chinook, Cluster, Galena, Northern Brewer U.K. Challenger, U.K. Target

Moderately intense, good and hoppy, fruity and a little spicy. Known for its aromatic and bittering properties, pleasant and slightly spicy.

Pilgrim (U.K.)

9-13%

Polaris (German) 18-24% Saaz (Czech) Saaz (U.S.) Santiam 3-4.5% 3-5% 5-7.9% U.S. Saaz Czech Saaz German Spalt, German Spalt Select, German Tettnanger

Minty, icy quality. Very mild with pleasant hoppy notes, earthy, spicy, and herbal. Mild and pleasant, earthy and spicy. Noble characteristics.

Saphir (German) 2.5-4.5% Any noble hops Sovereign (U.K.) Spalt (German) 5-6% 4-5.5% U.K. Fuggle German Spalt Select, U.S. Saaz, U.S. Tettnanger

Mild aroma hop. mild flavor Mild and pleasant, slightly spicy.

Spalt Select (German) Spalt Select (U.S.)

4-6% 3-5%

German Spalt, U.S. Saaz, Very fine Spalter-type aroma. U.S. Tettnanger Saaz, Tettnanger Medium intensity and pleasant hoppy qualities. Mediumstrong aroma with wild American tones. Herbal, spicy, pleasant aroma, hint of floral and citrus. Medium intensity, pleasant, hoppy. Pleasant English hop aroma, quite intense.

Sterling Strisslespalt (France) Target (U.K.)

6-9% 3-5% 9.512.5%

Saaz Crystal, Hersbrucker, Mt. Hood Fuggle, Willamette

Belgian and French Ale

Name Tettnanger (German)

Alpha Acid %

Possible Substitutions

Flavor Description Mild and pleasant, slightly spicy, herbal. An aromatic hop, mild and slightly spicy. Very fine and similar to Hallertauer Mittelfrh. Very good to outstanding, some Saaz-like qualities. Aromatic properties similar to Hallertauer. Aroma similar to continental European types.

3.5-5.5% German Spalt, German Spalt Select, Saaz, U.S. Tettnanger

Tettnanger (U.S.) 3.4-5.2% Czech Saaz, German Spalt, Santiam Tradition (German) Ultra 5-7% 2-4.1% Hallertauer Mittelfrh, Hersbrucker Hallertauer Tradition, Liberty, Saaz

Vanguard

4-5.7%

Hallertauer Mittelfrh, Saaz

Belgian Lambic and Sour Ale

Name Boadicea (U.K.) El Dorado (U.S.) Hallertauer (U.S.)

Alpha Acid % 8-9% 14-16%

Possible Substitutions

Flavor Description spicy candy-like Very mild, pleasant, and slightly flowery, some spicy. Known for its aromatic properties similar to Hallertauer. Mild and pleasant.

3.5-5.5% Hallertauer Tradition, Liberty, Ultra Crystal, Mt. Hood

Hallertauer Gold 6-6.5% (German) Hallertauer Mittelfrh (German) Hallertauer Tradition (German) Hersbrucker (German) Horizon Liberty Magnum (German) Magnum (U.S.) Mt. Hood 3-5.5%

German Tradition, Liberty, Ultra

3.5-5.5% Crystal, Liberty

Known for its aromatic properties. A replacement for Hallertauer Mittelfrh.

3-5.5% 11-14% 3-6% 12-16% 10-14% 3-8%

French Strisslespalt, Mt. Mild to semi-strong, pleasant, Hood hoppy. Magnum Pleasantly hoppy.

Hallertauer, Hallertauer Mild and clean aroma, slightly Tradition, Mt. Hood spicy character. Northdown, Northern Brewer Northdown, Northern Brewer Crystal, French Strisslespalt, Hersbrucker Northern Brewer, U.S. Perle Chinook, Cluster, Galena, Northern Brewer U.S. Saaz Czech Saaz Known for bittering value and quality. High alpha variety Mild, pleasant, and clean, somewhat pungent and resiny. Moderately intense, good and hoppy, fruity and a little spicy. Known for its aromatic and bittering properties, pleasant and slightly spicy. Very mild with pleasant hoppy notes, earthy, spicy, and herbal. Mild and pleasant, earthy and

Perle (German) Perle (U.S.)

6-8.5% 6-9.5%

Saaz (Czech) Saaz (U.S.)

3-4.5% 3-5%

Belgian Lambic and Sour Ale

Name

Alpha Acid %

Possible Substitutions

Flavor Description spicy.

Santiam

5-7.9%

German Spalt, German Spalt Select, German Tettnanger

Noble characteristics.

Saphir (German) 2.5-4.5% Any noble hops Sovereign (U.K.) Spalt (German) 5-6% 4-5.5% U.K. Fuggle German Spalt Select, U.S. Saaz, U.S. Tettnanger

Mild aroma hop. mild flavor Mild and pleasant, slightly spicy.

Spalt Select (German) Spalt Select (U.S.)

4-6% 3-5%

German Spalt, U.S. Saaz, Very fine Spalter-type aroma. U.S. Tettnanger Saaz, Tettnanger Medium intensity and pleasant hoppy qualities. Mediumstrong aroma with wild American tones. Herbal, spicy, pleasant aroma, hint of floral and citrus. Medium intensity, pleasant, hoppy. Pleasant English hop aroma, quite intense. Mild and pleasant, slightly spicy, herbal. An aromatic hop, mild and slightly spicy. Very fine and similar to Hallertauer Mittelfrh. Very good to outstanding, some Saaz-like qualities. Aromatic properties similar to Hallertauer. Aroma similar to continental European types.

Sterling Strisslespalt (France) Target (U.K.) Tettnanger (German)

6-9% 3-5% 9.512.5%

Saaz Crystal, Hersbrucker, Mt. Hood Fuggle, Willamette

3.5-5.5% German Spalt, German Spalt Select, Saaz, U.S. Tettnanger

Tettnanger (U.S.) 3.4-5.2% Czech Saaz, German Spalt, Santiam Tradition (German) Ultra 5-7% 2-4.1% Hallertauer Mittelfrh, Hersbrucker Hallertauer Tradition, Liberty, Saaz

Vanguard

4-5.7%

Hallertauer Mittelfrh, Saaz

Belgian Strong Ale

Name Boadicea (U.K.) El Dorado (U.S.) Hallertauer (U.S.)

Alpha Acid % 8-9% 14-16%

Possible Substitutions

Flavor Description spicy candy-like Very mild, pleasant, and slightly flowery, some spicy. Known for its aromatic properties similar to Hallertauer. Mild and pleasant.

3.5-5.5% Hallertauer Tradition, Liberty, Ultra Crystal, Mt. Hood

Hallertauer Gold 6-6.5% (German) Hallertauer Mittelfrh (German) Hallertauer Tradition (German) Hersbrucker (German) Horizon Liberty Magnum (German) Magnum (U.S.) Mt. Hood 3-5.5%

German Tradition, Liberty, Ultra

3.5-5.5% Crystal, Liberty

Known for its aromatic properties. A replacement for Hallertauer Mittelfrh.

3-5.5% 11-14% 3-6% 12-16% 10-14% 3-8%

French Strisslespalt, Mt. Mild to semi-strong, pleasant, Hood hoppy. Magnum Pleasantly hoppy.

Hallertauer, Hallertauer Mild and clean aroma, slightly Tradition, Mt. Hood spicy character. Northdown, Northern Brewer Northdown, Northern Brewer Crystal, French Strisslespalt, Hersbrucker Northern Brewer, U.S. Perle Chinook, Cluster, Galena, Northern Brewer U.K. Challenger, U.K. Target U.S. Saaz Very mild with pleasant hoppy Known for bittering value and quality. High alpha variety Mild, pleasant, and clean, somewhat pungent and resiny. Moderately intense, good and hoppy, fruity and a little spicy. Known for its aromatic and bittering properties, pleasant and slightly spicy.

Perle (German) Perle (U.S.)

6-8.5% 6-9.5%

Pilgrim (U.K.) Saaz (Czech)

9-13% 3-4.5%

Belgian Strong Ale

Name

Alpha Acid %

Possible Substitutions

Flavor Description notes, earthy, spicy, and herbal.

Saaz (U.S.) Santiam

3-5% 5-7.9%

Czech Saaz German Spalt, German Spalt Select, German Tettnanger

Mild and pleasant, earthy and spicy. Noble characteristics.

Saphir (German) 2.5-4.5% Any noble hops Sovereign (U.K.) Spalt (German) 5-6% 4-5.5% U.K. Fuggle German Spalt Select, U.S. Saaz, U.S. Tettnanger

Mild aroma hop. mild flavor Mild and pleasant, slightly spicy.

Spalt Select (German) Spalt Select (U.S.)

4-6% 3-5%

German Spalt, U.S. Saaz, Very fine Spalter-type aroma. U.S. Tettnanger Saaz, Tettnanger Medium intensity and pleasant hoppy qualities. Mediumstrong aroma with wild American tones. Herbal, spicy, pleasant aroma, hint of floral and citrus. Medium intensity, pleasant, hoppy. Pleasant English hop aroma, quite intense. Mild and pleasant, slightly spicy, herbal. An aromatic hop, mild and slightly spicy. Very fine and similar to Hallertauer Mittelfrh. Very good to outstanding, some Saaz-like qualities. Aromatic properties similar to Hallertauer.

Sterling Strisslespalt (France) Target (U.K.) Tettnanger (German)

6-9% 3-5% 9.512.5%

Saaz Crystal, Hersbrucker, Mt. Hood Fuggle, Willamette

3.5-5.5% German Spalt, German Spalt Select, Saaz, U.S. Tettnanger

Tettnanger (U.S.) 3.4-5.2% Czech Saaz, German Spalt, Santiam Tradition (German) Ultra 5-7% 2-4.1% Hallertauer Mittelfrh, Hersbrucker Hallertauer Tradition, Liberty, Saaz

Belgian Strong Ale

Name Vanguard

Alpha Acid % 4-5.7%

Possible Substitutions Hallertauer Mittelfrh, Saaz

Flavor Description Aroma similar to continental European types.

Bock

Name Boadicea (U.K.) Brewer's Gold (German) El Dorado (U.S.) Green Bullet (New Zealand) Hallertauer (U.S.)

Alpha Acid % 8-9% 6-7%

Possible Substitutions

Flavor Description spicy

Bullion, Galena, Northdown, Northern Brewer

Black currant, fruity, spicy.

14-16% 11-14% Crystal, Hallertauer Tradition, Liberty, Mt. Hood, Ultra

candy-like Dual purpose hop.

3.5-5.5% Hallertauer Tradition, Liberty, Ultra Crystal, Mt. Hood

Very mild, pleasant, and slightly flowery, some spicy. Known for its aromatic properties similar to Hallertauer. Mild and pleasant.

Hallertauer Gold 6-6.5% (German) Hallertauer Mittelfrh (German) Hallertauer Tradition (German) Herkules (German) Hersbrucker (German) Horizon Liberty Magnum (German) Magnum (U.S.) Merkur (German) Motueka (New 3-5.5%

German Tradition, Liberty, Ultra

3.5-5.5% Crystal, Liberty

Known for its aromatic properties. A replacement for Hallertauer Mittelfrh. bittering hop

12-17% 3-5.5% 11-14% 3-6% 12-16% 10-14% 12-15%

French Strisslespalt, Mt. Mild to semi-strong, pleasant, Hood hoppy. Magnum Pleasantly hoppy.

Hallertauer, Hallertauer Mild and clean aroma, slightly Tradition, Mt. Hood spicy character. Northdown, Northern Brewer Northdown, Northern Brewer Magnum Known for bittering value and quality. High alpha variety high-alpha, bittering hop New aroma hop

6.5-7.5% Czech Saaz, U.S. Saaz

Bock

Name Zealand) Mt. Hood

Alpha Acid %

Possible Substitutions

Flavor Description

3-8%

Crystal, French Strisslespalt, Hersbrucker Hallertauer Hallertau family Northern Brewer, U.S. Perle Chinook, Cluster, Galena, Northern Brewer U.S. Saaz Czech Saaz German Spalt, German Spalt Select, German Tettnanger

Mild, pleasant, and clean, somewhat pungent and resiny. only available in 2012 An aroma hop with some citrus and floral character Moderately intense, good and hoppy, fruity and a little spicy. Known for its aromatic and bittering properties, pleasant and slightly spicy. Very mild with pleasant hoppy notes, earthy, spicy, and herbal. Mild and pleasant, earthy and spicy. Noble characteristics.

Mt. Rainier (U.S.) Pacifica (New Zealand) Perle (German) Perle (U.S.)

5-8.1% 5-6% 6-8.5% 6-9.5%

Saaz (Czech) Saaz (U.S.) Santiam

3-4.5% 3-5% 5-7.9%

Saphir (German) 2.5-4.5% Any noble hops Select (German) Sladek (Czech) Sovereign (U.K.) Spalt (German) 4-6% 5-6% 5-6% 4-5.5% Czech Saaz, German Spalt, Tettnanger Czech Saaz, U.S. Saaz, U.S. Tettnanger U.K. Fuggle German Spalt Select, U.S. Saaz, U.S. Tettnanger

Mild aroma hop. noble-type aroma A dual-purpose Saaz hybrid. mild flavor Mild and pleasant, slightly spicy.

Spalt Select (German) Spalt Select (U.S.)

4-6% 3-5%

German Spalt, U.S. Saaz, Very fine Spalter-type aroma. U.S. Tettnanger Saaz, Tettnanger Medium intensity and pleasant hoppy qualities. Medium-

Bock

Name

Alpha Acid %

Possible Substitutions

Flavor Description strong aroma with wild American tones.

Sterling Strisslespalt (France) Super Alpha (New Zealand) Target (U.K.)

6-9% 3-5% 10-12% 9.512.5%

Saaz Crystal, Hersbrucker, Mt. Hood

Herbal, spicy, pleasant aroma, hint of floral and citrus. Medium intensity, pleasant, hoppy. Earthy, piney bittering hop.

Fuggle, Willamette Magnum

Pleasant English hop aroma, quite intense. high-alpha hop Mild and pleasant, slightly spicy, herbal. An aromatic hop, mild and slightly spicy. Very fine and similar to Hallertauer Mittelfrh. Very good to outstanding, some Saaz-like qualities. Aromatic properties similar to Hallertauer. Aroma similar to continental European types.

Taurus (German) 12-17% Tettnanger (German)

3.5-5.5% German Spalt, German Spalt Select, Saaz, U.S. Tettnanger

Tettnanger (U.S.) 3.4-5.2% Czech Saaz, German Spalt, Santiam Tradition (German) Ultra 5-7% 2-4.1% Hallertauer Mittelfrh, Hersbrucker Hallertauer Tradition, Liberty, Saaz

Vanguard

4-5.7%

Hallertauer Mittelfrh, Saaz

Brow n Ale

Name Ahtanum Boadicea (U.K.) Bobeck (Slovenia) Brewer's Gold (U.S.) Bullion (U.K.)

Alpha Acid % 4-6.3% 8-9% 3.5-7% 7-10% 6.5-9%

Possible Substitutions Amarillo, Cascade

Flavor Description Floral, citrus, sharp, and piney. spicy

U.K. Fuggle Bullion Columbus, Northern Brewer Amarillo, Centennial, possibly Columbus Ahtanum, Cascade, Centennial Styrian Golding Bittering hop with neutral aroma character. A rich hop primarily used for bittering. Intense blackcurrant aroma. Pleasant, flowery, spicy, and citrusy. Can have a grapefruit flavor. Similar to US Cascade, has floral, citrus grapefruit character. Moderate and pleasant zesty bitterness with matching floral aroma, making its use widespread in both ale and lager brewing. Stores very well. Medium with floral and citrus tones. Mild to medium-heavy, spicy, piney, and grapefruity. Medium and quite spicy. Pleasant, with pungent aroma.

Cascade (U.S.)

4.5-7%

Cascade (New Zealand)

6-8%

Celeia (Slovenia) 3-6%

Centennial Chinook

8-11.5% 10-14%

Cascade, possibly Columbus Columbus, Northern Brewer, Nugget, U.K. Target

Cluster Columbus

5.5-8.5% Galena 11-16% Chinook, Northern Brewer, Nugget, U.K. Target

El Dorado (U.S.) 14-16% First Gold (U.K.) 6.58.5% Fuggle (U.K.) 4-5.5% maybe Crystal, U.K. Kent Golding Styrian Golding, U.S. Fuggle, Willamette

candy-like A little like Golding family; spicy. Mild, pleasant, hoppy, and robust.

Brow n Ale

Name Fuggle (U.S.)

Alpha Acid % 4-5.5%

Possible Substitutions Styrian Golding, U.K. Fuggle, U.S. Tettnanger, Willamette Chinook, Nugget, Pride of Ringwood U.K. Golding, U.K. Progress, Whitbread Golding Variety

Flavor Description Mild and pleasant, earthy and fruity.

Galena Golding (U.S.)

10-14% 4-6%

Medium but pleasant hoppiness, citrusy. Mild, extremely pleasant, and gently hoppy. New dual-purpose hop

Herald (U.K.) Horizon Kent Golding (U.K.) Magnum (German) Magnum (U.S.) Newport Northdown (U.K.)

11-13% 11-14% 4-5.5% Magnum U.K. Progress, U.S. Golding, Whitbread Golding Variety Northdown, Northern Brewer Northdown, Northern Brewer Galena, Nugget

Pleasantly hoppy. Gentle, fragrant, and pleasant.

12-16% 10-14% 13-17% 7.5-9.5%

Known for bittering value and quality. High alpha variety Fairly pungent. Fruity with some spiciness.

Northern Brewer 7-10% (German) Northern Brewer 6-10% (U.S.) Northwest Golding Nugget Olympic Opal (German) Pacific Jade 4-5%

Chinook, U.S. Northern Brewer Chinook, Nugget

Medium-strong with some wild tones. Medium-strong with some wild tones. Known for aromatic properties. Quite heavy and herbal. Mild to medium, citrusy aroma, spicy. German dual-purpose hop A "soft" bittering hop with spicy

11-14.5% Chinook, Columbus, Galena, U.K. Target 11-13% 5-8% 12-14% Chinook Styrian Golding

Brow n Ale

Name (New Zealand) Palisade Perle (German) Perle (U.S.)

Alpha Acid %

Possible Substitutions

Flavor Description and citrus aroma qualities.

5.5-9.5% Perhaps Cascade 6-8.5% 6-9.5%

Some "American" characteristics.

Northern Brewer, U.S. Moderately intense, good and Perle hoppy, fruity and a little spicy. Chinook, Cluster, Galena, Northern Brewer U.K. Challenger, U.K. Kent Golding, U.K. Northdown U.K. Challenger, U.K. Target U.K. Kent Golding Fuggle, U.K. Kent Golding German Spalt, German Spalt Select, German Tettnanger Galena A mild, typical English aroma. Moderately strong, good aroma. Noble characteristics. Known for its aromatic and bittering properties, pleasant and slightly spicy. Similar to U.K. Challenger.

Phoenix (U.K.)

8-13%

Pilgrim (U.K.) Pioneer (U.K.) Progress (U.K.) Santiam

9-13% 8-10% 5-7.5% 5-7.9%

Satus Simcoe Sorachi Ace (Japan) Southern Cross (New Zealand)

12.514% 12-14% 13-16% 11-14%

Known for its bittering and aromatic properties. A bittering and aromatic hop. Bittering hop with lemony aroma Piney, resinous bittering hop

Sovereign (U.K.) 5-6% Styrian Golding (Slovenia) Summit Sun Super Alpha 4.5-6% 16-18% 12-16% 10-12%

U.K. Fuggle U.K. Fuggle, U.S. Fuggle, Willamette Simcoe Magnum

mild flavor Delicate, slightly spicy. Ultra high-alpha bittering hop High-alpha hop with intense character Earthy, piney bittering hop.

Brow n Ale

Name (New Zealand) Target (U.K.) Tomahawk Warrior

Alpha Acid %

Possible Substitutions

Flavor Description

9.512.5% 15-17% 15-17%

Fuggle, Willamette Columbus Nugget U.K. Kent Golding, U.K. Progress

Pleasant English hop aroma, quite intense. Primarily a bittering hop. A bittering and aromatic hop. Quite pleasant and hoppy, moderately intense.

WGV 5-7% (Whitbread Golding Variety) (U.K.) Willamette 3.5-6%

Styrian Golding, U.S. Fuggle, U.S. Tettnanger

Mild and pleasant, slightly spicy, fruity, floral, a little earthy. Used as a kettle hop for bittering.

Yakima Cluster Zeus

6-8.5% 13-17% Columbus

Aromatic and pleasant.

Cider

Name Boadicea (U.K.)

Alpha Acid % Possible Substitutions 8-9%

Flavor Description spicy candy-like

El Dorado (U.S.) 14-16% Sovereign (U.K.) 5-6% U.K. Fuggle

mild flavor

English & Scottish Strong Ale

Name Admiral (U.K.)

Alpha Acid %

Possible Substitutions

Flavor Description Known for its bittering potential.

13.5-16% U.K. Challenger, U.K. Northdown, U.K. Target 8-9% 3.5-7% 5-7% U.K. Fuggle U.K. Kent Golding, U.K. Progress, Whitbread Golding Variety Bullion Bullion, Galena, Northdown, Northern Brewer Columbus, Northern Brewer Styrian Golding

Boadicea (U.K.) Bobeck (Slovenia) Bramling Cross (U.K.)

spicy

Quite mild, fruity currant aroma.

Brewer's Gold (U.S.) Brewer's Gold (German) Bullion (U.K.)

7-10% 6-7%

Bittering hop with neutral aroma character. Black currant, fruity, spicy.

6.5-9%

A rich hop primarily used for bittering. Intense blackcurrant aroma. Moderate and pleasant zesty bitterness with matching floral aroma, making its use widespread in both ale and lager brewing. Stores very well. Mild to moderate, quite spicy. candy-like A little like Golding family; spicy. Mild, pleasant, hoppy, and robust.

Celeia (Slovenia) 3-6%

Challenger (U.K.)

6.5-8.5% Northern Brewer, U.S. or German Perle

El Dorado (U.S.) 14-16% First Gold (U.K.) 6.5-8.5% maybe Crystal, U.K. Kent Golding Fuggle (U.K.) Fuggle (U.S.) 4-5.5% 4-5.5% Styrian Golding, U.S. Fuggle, Willamette

Styrian Golding, U.K. Mild and pleasant, earthy and Fuggle, U.S. fruity. Tettnanger, Willamette U.K. Golding, U.K. Progress, Whitbread Mild, extremely pleasant, and gently hoppy.

Golding (U.S.)

4-6%

English & Scottish Strong Ale

Name

Alpha Acid %

Possible Substitutions Golding Variety

Flavor Description

Herald (U.K.) Horizon Kent Golding (U.K.) Magnum (German) Magnum (U.S.) Northdown (U.K.)

11-13% 11-14% 4-5.5% Magnum U.K. Progress, U.S. Golding, Whitbread Golding Variety Northdown, Northern Brewer Northdown, Northern Brewer

New dual-purpose hop Pleasantly hoppy. Gentle, fragrant, and pleasant.

12-16% 10-14% 7.5-9.5%

Known for bittering value and quality. High alpha variety Fruity with some spiciness.

Northern Brewer 7-10% (German) Northern Brewer 6-10% (U.S.) Northwest Golding Phoenix (U.K.) 4-5% 8-13%

Chinook, U.S. Northern Medium-strong with some wild Brewer tones. Chinook, Nugget Medium-strong with some wild tones. Known for aromatic properties. U.K. Challenger, U.K. Kent Golding, U.K. Northdown U.K. Challenger, U.K. Target U.K. Kent Golding Fuggle, U.K. Kent Golding A mild, typical English aroma. Moderately strong, good aroma. Bittering hop with lemony aroma Piney, resinous bittering hop U.K. Fuggle U.K. Fuggle, U.S. mild flavor Delicate, slightly spicy. Similar to U.K. Challenger.

Pilgrim (U.K.) Pioneer (U.K.) Progress (U.K.) Sorachi Ace (Japan) Southern Cross (New Zealand)

9-13% 8-10% 5-7.5% 13-16% 11-14%

Sovereign (U.K.) 5-6% Styrian Golding 4.5-6%

English & Scottish Strong Ale

Name (Slovenia) Super Alpha (New Zealand) Super Pride (Australia) Target (U.K.)

Alpha Acid %

Possible Substitutions Fuggle, Willamette

Flavor Description

10-12% 14% 9.512.5% Pride of Ringwood Fuggle, Willamette U.K. Kent Golding, U.K. Progress

Earthy, piney bittering hop. A high alpha variety bred from Pride of Ringwood. Pleasant English hop aroma, quite intense. Quite pleasant and hoppy, moderately intense.

WGV 5-7% (Whitbread Golding Variety) (U.K.) Willamette 3.5-6%

Styrian Golding, U.S. Mild and pleasant, slightly spicy, Fuggle, U.S. Tettnanger fruity, floral, a little earthy.

English Bitter & Pale Ale

Name Admiral (U.K.)

Alpha Acid %

Possible Substitutions

Flavor Description Known for its bittering potential.

13.5-16% U.K. Challenger, U.K. Northdown, U.K. Target 15-19% 8-9% 3.5-7% 5-7% U.K. Fuggle U.K. Kent Golding, U.K. Progress, Whitbread Golding Variety Bullion Bullion, Galena, Northdown, Northern Brewer Columbus, Northern Brewer Any noble hops Zeus

Apollo Boadicea (U.K.) Bobeck (Slovenia) Bramling Cross (U.K.)

A high alpha acid varietal known for its disease resistance. spicy

Quite mild, fruity currant aroma.

Brewer's Gold (U.S.) Brewer's Gold (German) Bullion (U.K.)

7-10% 6-7%

Bittering hop with neutral aroma character. Black currant, fruity, spicy.

6.5-9%

A rich hop primarily used for bittering. Intense blackcurrant aroma. Different than US grown Cascades with more of a spicy flavor and lemony aroma. Moderate and pleasant zesty bitterness with matching floral aroma, making its use widespread in both ale and lager brewing. Stores very well. Mild to moderate, quite spicy. candy-like A little like Golding family; spicy. Mild, pleasant, hoppy, and robust.

Cascade (Argentina)

3-5%

Celeia (Slovenia) 3-6%

Styrian Golding

Challenger (U.K.)

6.5-8.5% Northern Brewer, U.S. or German Perle

El Dorado (U.S.) 14-16% First Gold (U.K.) 6.5-8.5% maybe Crystal, U.K. Kent Golding Fuggle (U.K.) 4-5.5% Styrian Golding, U.S. Fuggle, Willamette

English Bitter & Pale Ale

Name Fuggle (U.S.)

Alpha Acid % 4-5.5%

Possible Substitutions

Flavor Description

Styrian Golding, U.K. Mild and pleasant, earthy and Fuggle, U.S. fruity. Tettnanger, Willamette Chinook, Nugget, Pride Medium but pleasant hoppiness, of Ringwood citrusy. Styrian Golding, U.S. Dual purpose hop with a citrus Fuggle, U.S. earthy aroma. Tettnanger, Willamette U.K. Golding, U.K. Progress, Whitbread Golding Variety Mild, extremely pleasant, and gently hoppy. New dual-purpose hop Magnum U.K. Progress, U.S. Golding, Whitbread Golding Variety Northdown, Northern Brewer Northdown, Northern Brewer Pleasantly hoppy. Gentle, fragrant, and pleasant.

Galena Glacier (U.S.)

10-14% 5-9%

Golding (U.S.)

4-6%

Herald (U.K.) Horizon Kent Golding (U.K.) Magnum (German) Magnum (U.S.) Nelson Sauvin (New Zealand) Newport Northdown (U.K.)

11-13% 11-14% 4-5.5%

12-16% 10-14% 12-14% 13-17% 7.5-9.5%

Known for bittering value and quality. High alpha variety Unique hop with grape-like flavor

Galena, Nugget

Fairly pungent. Fruity with some spiciness.

Northern Brewer 7-10% (German) Northern Brewer 6-10% (U.S.) Northwest Golding Opal (German) Pacific Gem 4-5% 5-8% 13-15%

Chinook, U.S. Northern Medium-strong with some wild Brewer tones. Chinook, Nugget Medium-strong with some wild tones. Known for aromatic properties. Styrian Golding German dual-purpose hop Bittering hop with a woody

English Bitter & Pale Ale

Name (New Zealand) Perle (German) Phoenix (U.K.)

Alpha Acid %

Possible Substitutions

Flavor Description character.

6-8.5% 8-13%

Northern Brewer, U.S. Perle U.K. Challenger, U.K. Kent Golding, U.K. Northdown U.K. Challenger, U.K. Target U.K. Kent Golding Cluster, Galena

Moderately intense, good and hoppy, fruity and a little spicy. Similar to U.K. Challenger.

Pilgrim (U.K.) Pioneer (U.K.) Pride of Ringwood (Australia) Progress (U.K.) Satus

9-13% 8-10% 7-10%

A mild, typical English aroma. Quite pronounced, woody, earthy, herbal. Moderately strong, good aroma. Known for its bittering and aromatic properties. mild flavor Delicate, slightly spicy. A high alpha variety bred from Pride of Ringwood. Pleasant English hop aroma, quite intense. Quite pleasant and hoppy, moderately intense.

5-7.5%

Fuggle, U.K. Kent Golding

12.5-14% Galena U.K. Fuggle U.K. Fuggle, U.S. Fuggle, Willamette Pride of Ringwood Fuggle, Willamette U.K. Kent Golding, U.K. Progress

Sovereign (U.K.) 5-6% Styrian Golding (Slovenia) Super Pride (Australia) Target (U.K.) 4.5-6% 14% 9.512.5%

WGV (Whitbread 5-7% Golding Variety) (U.K.) Willamette 3.5-6%

Styrian Golding, U.S. Mild and pleasant, slightly spicy, Fuggle, U.S. Tettnanger fruity, floral, a little earthy.

European Dark Lager

Name Aurora (Slovenia)

Alpha Acid % 6-8%

Possible Substitutions Northern Brewer

Flavor Description

Boadicea (U.K.) 8-9% Brewer's Gold (German) Cascade (Argentina) Celeia (Slovenia) 6-7% Bullion, Galena, Northdown, Northern Brewer Any noble hops

spicy Black currant, fruity, spicy.

3-5%

Different than US grown Cascades with more of a spicy flavor and lemony aroma. Moderate and pleasant zesty bitterness with matching floral aroma, making its use widespread in both ale and lager brewing. Stores very well. Mild and pleasant, spicy and flowery.

3-6%

Styrian Golding

Crystal

2-4.5%

French Strisslespalt, Hallertauer, Hersbrucker, Liberty, Mt. Hood

El Dorado (U.S.) Hallertau Aroma (New Zealand) Herkules (German) Horizon Magnum (German)

14-16% 6.58.5% 12-17% 11-14% 12-16% agnum Northdown, Northern Brewer Northdown, Northern Brewer Perle

candy-like A dual purpose hop which has been used to replace Perle bittering hop Pleasantly hoppy. Known for bittering value and quality. High alpha variety New hop variety with intense aroma Magnum high-alpha, bittering hop

Magnum (U.S.) 10-14% Marynka (Poland) Merkur (German) 9-12% 12-15%

European Dark Lager

Name Motueka (New Zealand) Mt. Rainier (U.S.) Pacifica (New Zealand)

Alpha Acid %

Possible Substitutions

Flavor Description New aroma hop only available in 2012 An aroma hop with some citrus and floral character Moderately intense, good and hoppy, fruity and a little spicy. Known for its aromatic and bittering properties, pleasant and slightly spicy. Very mild with pleasant hoppy notes, earthy, spicy, and herbal. Mild and pleasant, earthy and spicy. Noble characteristics.

6.5-7.5% Czech Saaz, U.S. Saaz 5-8.1% 5-6% Hallertauer Hallertau family Northern Brewer, U.S. Perle Chinook, Cluster, Galena, Northern Brewer U.S. Saaz Czech Saaz German Spalt, German Spalt Select, German Tettnanger Any noble hops Czech Saaz, German Spalt, Tettnanger Czech Saaz, U.S. Saaz, U.S. Tettnanger

Perle (German) 6-8.5% Perle (U.S.) 6-9.5%

Saaz (Czech) Saaz (U.S.) Santiam

3-4.5% 3-5% 5-7.9%

Saphir (German) Select (German) Sladek (Czech)

2.54.5% 4-6% 5-6%

Mild aroma hop. noble-type aroma A dual-purpose Saaz hybrid. Piney, resinous bittering hop

Southern Cross 11-14% (New Zealand) Sovereign (U.K.) 5-6% U.K. Fuggle German Spalt Select, U.S. Saaz, U.S. Tettnanger German Spalt, U.S. Saaz, U.S. Tettnanger

mild flavor Mild and pleasant, slightly spicy.

Spalt (German) 4-5.5%

Spalt Select (German)

4-6%

Very fine Spalter-type aroma.

European Dark Lager

Name Spalt Select (U.S.) Sterling Strisslespalt (France)

Alpha Acid % 3-5%

Possible Substitutions Saaz, Tettnanger

Flavor Description Medium intensity and pleasant hoppy qualities. Medium-strong aroma with wild American tones. Herbal, spicy, pleasant aroma, hint of floral and citrus. Medium intensity, pleasant, hoppy. Delicate, slightly spicy. Pleasant English hop aroma, quite intense. high-alpha hop Mild and pleasant, slightly spicy, herbal. An aromatic hop, mild and slightly spicy.

6-9% 3-5%

Saaz Crystal, Hersbrucker, Mt. Hood U.K. Fuggle, U.S. Fuggle, Willamette Fuggle, Willamette Magnum

Styrian Golding 4.5-6% (Slovenia) Target (U.K.) Taurus (German) Tettnanger (German) Tettnanger (U.S.) 9.512.5% 12-17%

3.5-5.5% German Spalt, German Spalt Select, Saaz, U.S. Tettnanger 3.45.2% Czech Saaz, German Spalt, Santiam

European Pale Lager

Name Aurora (Slovenia)

Alpha Acid % 6-8%

Possible Substitutions Northern Brewer

Flavor Description

Boadicea (U.K.) 8-9% Celeia (Slovenia) 3-6% Styrian Golding

spicy Moderate and pleasant zesty bitterness with matching floral aroma, making its use widespread in both ale and lager brewing. Stores very well. Mild and pleasant, spicy and flowery.

Crystal

2-4.5%

French Strisslespalt, Hallertauer, Hersbrucker, Liberty, Mt. Hood

El Dorado (U.S.) Green Bullet (New Zealand) Hallertau Aroma (New Zealand) Hallertauer (U.S.) Hallertauer Gold (German) Hallertauer Mittelfrh (German) Hallertauer Tradition (German) Herkules (German) Hersbrucker (German) Horizon

14-16% 11-14% Crystal, Hallertauer Tradition, Liberty, Mt. Hood, Ultra Perle

candy-like Dual purpose hop.

6.58.5%

A dual purpose hop which has been used to replace Perle Very mild, pleasant, and slightly flowery, some spicy. Known for its aromatic properties similar to Hallertauer. Mild and pleasant.

3.5-5.5% Hallertauer Tradition, Liberty, Ultra 6-6.5% 3-5.5% Crystal, Mt. Hood German Tradition, Liberty, Ultra

3.5-5.5% Crystal, Liberty

Known for its aromatic properties. A replacement for Hallertauer Mittelfrh. bittering hop

12-17% 3-5.5% 11-14% French Strisslespalt, Mt. Hood Magnum

Mild to semi-strong, pleasant, hoppy. Pleasantly hoppy.

European Pale Lager

Name Liberty

Alpha Acid % 3-6%

Possible Substitutions Hallertauer, Hallertauer Tradition, Mt. Hood Czech Saaz, U.S. Saaz, U.S. Tettnanger Northdown, Northern Brewer Northdown, Northern Brewer

Flavor Description Mild and clean aroma, slightly spicy character. Mild and typical of noble aroma types, spicy, herbal. Known for bittering value and quality. High alpha variety New hop variety with intense aroma

Lublin (Poland) 3-4.5% Magnum (German) Magnum (U.S.) Marynka (Poland) Merkur (German) Millenium Motueka (New Zealand) Mt. Hood 12-16% 10-14% 9-12% 12-15% 12-15%

Magnum Nugget

high-alpha, bittering hop Mild, herbal, similar to Nugget. New aroma hop Mild, pleasant, and clean, somewhat pungent and resiny. only available in 2012 A "soft" bittering hop with spicy and citrus aroma qualities.

6.5-7.5% Czech Saaz, U.S. Saaz 3-8% Crystal, French Strisslespalt, Hersbrucker Hallertauer

Mt. Rainier (U.S.) Pacific Jade (New Zealand) Pacifica (New Zealand) Perle (German) Perle (U.S.)

5-8.1% 12-14% 5-6% 6-8.5% 6-9.5%

Hallertau family Northern Brewer, U.S. Perle Chinook, Cluster, Galena, Northern Brewer

An aroma hop with some citrus and floral character Moderately intense, good and hoppy, fruity and a little spicy. Known for its aromatic and bittering properties, pleasant and slightly spicy. A dual purpose variety with a balanced bitterness and slightly spicy aroma

Premiant (Czech)

8-12.5%

European Pale Lager

Name Saaz (Czech) Saaz (U.S.) Santiam

Alpha Acid % 3-4.5% 3-5% 5-7.9%

Possible Substitutions U.S. Saaz Czech Saaz

Flavor Description Very mild with pleasant hoppy notes, earthy, spicy, and herbal. Mild and pleasant, earthy and spicy.

German Spalt, German Noble characteristics. Spalt Select, German Tettnanger Any noble hops Czech Saaz, German Spalt, Tettnanger Czech Saaz, U.S. Saaz, U.S. Tettnanger Mild aroma hop. noble-type aroma A dual-purpose Saaz hybrid. Piney, resinous bittering hop U.K. Fuggle German Spalt Select, U.S. Saaz, U.S. Tettnanger German Spalt, U.S. Saaz, U.S. Tettnanger Saaz, Tettnanger mild flavor Mild and pleasant, slightly spicy.

Saphir (German)

2.54.5%

Select (German) 4-6% Sladek (Czech) Southern Cross (New Zealand) Sovereign (U.K.) Spalt (German) 5-6% 11-14% 5-6% 4-5.5%

Spalt Select (German) Spalt Select (U.S.) Sterling Strisslespalt (France)

4-6% 3-5%

Very fine Spalter-type aroma. Medium intensity and pleasant hoppy qualities. Medium-strong aroma with wild American tones. Herbal, spicy, pleasant aroma, hint of floral and citrus. Medium intensity, pleasant, hoppy. Delicate, slightly spicy. Pleasant English hop aroma, quite intense.

6-9% 3-5%

Saaz Crystal, Hersbrucker, Mt. Hood U.K. Fuggle, U.S. Fuggle, Willamette Fuggle, Willamette

Styrian Golding 4.5-6% (Slovenia) Target (U.K.) 9.512.5%

European Pale Lager

Name Taurus (German) Tettnanger (German) Tettnanger (U.S.) Tradition (German) Ultra

Alpha Acid % 12-17%

Possible Substitutions Magnum

Flavor Description high-alpha hop

3.5-5.5% German Spalt, German Mild and pleasant, slightly spicy, Spalt Select, Saaz, U.S. herbal. Tettnanger 3.45.2% 5-7% 2-4.1% Czech Saaz, German Spalt, Santiam An aromatic hop, mild and slightly spicy.

Hallertauer Mittelfrh, Very fine and similar to Hersbrucker Hallertauer Mittelfrh. Hallertauer Tradition, Liberty, Saaz Very good to outstanding, some Saaz-like qualities. Aromatic properties similar to Hallertauer.

Vanguard

4-5.7%

Hallertauer Mittelfrh, Aroma similar to continental Saaz European types.

Fruit Beer

Name Boadicea (U.K.) El Dorado (U.S.) Hallertauer Mittelfrh (German) Hallertauer Tradition (German) Hersbrucker (German) Horizon Liberty Magnum (German) Magnum (U.S.) Mt. Hood

Alpha Acid % 8-9% 14-16% 3-5.5%

Possible Substitutions

Flavor Description spicy candy-like

German Tradition, Liberty, Ultra

Mild and pleasant.

3.5-5.5% Crystal, Liberty

Known for its aromatic properties. A replacement for Hallertauer Mittelfrh.

3-5.5% 11-14% 3-6% 12-16% 10-14% 3-8%

French Strisslespalt, Mt. Mild to semi-strong, pleasant, Hood hoppy. Magnum Pleasantly hoppy.

Hallertauer, Hallertauer Mild and clean aroma, slightly Tradition, Mt. Hood spicy character. Northdown, Northern Brewer Northdown, Northern Brewer Crystal, French Strisslespalt, Hersbrucker Hallertauer Styrian Golding Northern Brewer, U.S. Perle Chinook, Cluster, Galena, Northern Brewer U.K. Challenger, U.K. Target U.S. Saaz Czech Saaz Very mild with pleasant hoppy notes, earthy, spicy, and herbal. Mild and pleasant, earthy and Known for bittering value and quality. High alpha variety Mild, pleasant, and clean, somewhat pungent and resiny. only available in 2012 German dual-purpose hop Moderately intense, good and hoppy, fruity and a little spicy. Known for its aromatic and bittering properties, pleasant and slightly spicy.

Mt. Rainier (U.S.) Opal (German) Perle (German) Perle (U.S.)

5-8.1% 5-8% 6-8.5% 6-9.5%

Pilgrim (U.K.) Saaz (Czech) Saaz (U.S.)

9-13% 3-4.5% 3-5%

Fruit Beer

Name

Alpha Acid %

Possible Substitutions

Flavor Description spicy.

Santiam

5-7.9%

German Spalt, German Spalt Select, German Tettnanger

Noble characteristics.

Saphir (German) 2.5-4.5% Any noble hops Smaragd (German) Sorachi Ace (Japan) Sovereign (U.K.) Spalt (German) 4-6% 13-16% 5-6% 4-5.5% U.K. Fuggle German Spalt Select, U.S. Saaz, U.S. Tettnanger

Mild aroma hop. fine aroma Bittering hop with lemony aroma mild flavor Mild and pleasant, slightly spicy.

Spalt Select (German) Spalt Select (U.S.)

4-6% 3-5%

German Spalt, U.S. Saaz, Very fine Spalter-type aroma. U.S. Tettnanger Saaz, Tettnanger Medium intensity and pleasant hoppy qualities. Mediumstrong aroma with wild American tones. Herbal, spicy, pleasant aroma, hint of floral and citrus. Medium intensity, pleasant, hoppy. Pleasant English hop aroma, quite intense. Mild and pleasant, slightly spicy, herbal. An aromatic hop, mild and slightly spicy. Very fine and similar to Hallertauer Mittelfrh. Very good to outstanding, some

Sterling Strisslespalt (France) Target (U.K.) Tettnanger (German)

6-9% 3-5% 9.512.5%

Saaz Crystal, Hersbrucker, Mt. Hood Fuggle, Willamette

3.5-5.5% German Spalt, German Spalt Select, Saaz, U.S. Tettnanger

Tettnanger (U.S.) 3.4-5.2% Czech Saaz, German Spalt, Santiam Tradition (German) Ultra 5-7% 2-4.1% Hallertauer Mittelfrh, Hersbrucker Hallertauer Tradition,

Fruit Beer

Name

Alpha Acid %

Possible Substitutions Liberty, Saaz

Flavor Description Saaz-like qualities. Aromatic properties similar to Hallertauer. Aroma similar to continental European types.

Vanguard

4-5.7%

Hallertauer Mittelfrh, Saaz

German Amber Lager

Name Aurora (Slovenia)

Alpha Acid % 6-8%

Possible Substitutions Northern Brewer

Flavor Description

Boadicea (U.K.) 8-9% Cascade (Argentina) Celeia (Slovenia) 3-5% Any noble hops

spicy Different than US grown Cascades with more of a spicy flavor and lemony aroma. Moderate and pleasant zesty bitterness with matching floral aroma, making its use widespread in both ale and lager brewing. Stores very well. candy-like Crystal, Hallertauer Dual purpose hop. Tradition, Liberty, Mt. Hood, Ultra Perle A dual purpose hop which has been used to replace Perle

3-6%

Styrian Golding

El Dorado (U.S.) 14-16% Green Bullet (New Zealand) Hallertau Aroma (New Zealand) Hallertauer (U.S.) Hallertauer Gold (German) Hallertauer Mittelfrh (German) Hallertauer Tradition (German) Herkules (German) Hersbrucker (German) Horizon Liberty 11-14%

6.58.5%

3.5-5.5% Hallertauer Tradition, Very mild, pleasant, and slightly Liberty, Ultra flowery, some spicy. 6-6.5% 3-5.5% Crystal, Mt. Hood German Tradition, Liberty, Ultra Known for its aromatic properties similar to Hallertauer. Mild and pleasant.

3.5-5.5% Crystal, Liberty

Known for its aromatic properties. A replacement for Hallertauer Mittelfrh. bittering hop

12-17% 3-5.5% 11-14% 3-6% French Strisslespalt, Mt. Hood Magnum Hallertauer,

Mild to semi-strong, pleasant, hoppy. Pleasantly hoppy. Mild and clean aroma, slightly

German Amber Lager

Name

Alpha Acid %

Possible Substitutions

Flavor Description

Hallertauer Tradition, spicy character. Mt. Hood Magnum (German) Magnum (U.S.) Merkur (German) Motueka (New Zealand) Mt. Hood 12-16% 10-14% 12-15% Northdown, Northern Brewer Northdown, Northern Brewer Magnum Known for bittering value and quality. High alpha variety high-alpha, bittering hop New aroma hop Mild, pleasant, and clean, somewhat pungent and resiny. only available in 2012 An aroma hop with some citrus and floral character

6.5-7.5% Czech Saaz, U.S. Saaz 3-8% Crystal, French Strisslespalt, Hersbrucker Hallertauer Hallertau family

Mt. Rainier (U.S.) Pacifica (New Zealand) Perle (German) Perle (U.S.)

5-8.1% 5-6% 6-8.5% 6-9.5%

Northern Brewer, U.S. Moderately intense, good and Perle hoppy, fruity and a little spicy. Chinook, Cluster, Galena, Northern Brewer U.S. Saaz Czech Saaz German Spalt, German Spalt Select, German Tettnanger Any noble hops Czech Saaz, German Spalt, Tettnanger Known for its aromatic and bittering properties, pleasant and slightly spicy. Very mild with pleasant hoppy notes, earthy, spicy, and herbal. Mild and pleasant, earthy and spicy. Noble characteristics.

Saaz (Czech) Saaz (U.S.) Santiam

3-4.5% 3-5% 5-7.9%

Saphir (German)

2.54.5%

Mild aroma hop. noble-type aroma

Select (German) 4-6%

German Amber Lager

Name Sladek (Czech) Sorachi Ace (Japan) Southern Cross (New Zealand)

Alpha Acid % 5-6% 13-16% 11-14%

Possible Substitutions Czech Saaz, U.S. Saaz, U.S. Tettnanger

Flavor Description A dual-purpose Saaz hybrid. Bittering hop with lemony aroma Piney, resinous bittering hop

Sovereign (U.K.) 5-6% Spalt (German) 4-5.5%

U.K. Fuggle German Spalt Select, U.S. Saaz, U.S. Tettnanger German Spalt, U.S. Saaz, U.S. Tettnanger Saaz, Tettnanger

mild flavor Mild and pleasant, slightly spicy.

Spalt Select (German) Spalt Select (U.S.) Sterling Strisslespalt (France) Target (U.K.) Taurus (German) Tettnanger (German) Tettnanger (U.S.) Tradition (German) Ultra

4-6% 3-5%

Very fine Spalter-type aroma. Medium intensity and pleasant hoppy qualities. Medium-strong aroma with wild American tones. Herbal, spicy, pleasant aroma, hint of floral and citrus. Medium intensity, pleasant, hoppy. Pleasant English hop aroma, quite intense. high-alpha hop Mild and pleasant, slightly spicy, herbal. An aromatic hop, mild and slightly spicy.

6-9% 3-5% 9.512.5% 12-17%

Saaz Crystal, Hersbrucker, Mt. Hood Fuggle, Willamette Magnum

3.5-5.5% German Spalt, German Spalt Select, Saaz, U.S. Tettnanger 3.45.2% 5-7% 2-4.1% Czech Saaz, German Spalt, Santiam

Hallertauer Mittelfrh, Very fine and similar to Hersbrucker Hallertauer Mittelfrh. Hallertauer Tradition, Very good to outstanding, some Liberty, Saaz Saaz-like qualities. Aromatic properties similar to Hallertauer.

German Amber Lager

Name Vanguard

Alpha Acid % 4-5.7%

Possible Substitutions

Flavor Description

Hallertauer Mittelfrh, Aroma similar to continental Saaz European types.

India Pale Ale

Name Admiral (U.K.)

Alpha Acid % 13.516% 4-6.3% 8-9% 15-19% 8-9% 3.5-7% 5-7%

Possible Substitutions U.K. Challenger, U.K. Northdown, U.K. Target Amarillo, Cascade Cascade, Centennial Zeus

Flavor Description Known for its bittering potential.

Ahtanum Amarillo Apollo Boadicea (U.K.) Bobeck (Slovenia) Bramling Cross (U.K.)

Floral, citrus, sharp, and piney. Citrusy, flowery. A high alpha acid varietal known for its disease resistance. spicy

U.K. Fuggle U.K. Kent Golding, U.K. Progress, Whitbread Golding Variety Apollo, Zeus Bullion Bullion, Galena, Northdown, Northern Brewer Columbus, Northern Brewer Bittering hop with neutral aroma character. Black currant, fruity, spicy. Quite mild, fruity currant aroma.

Bravo Brewer's Gold (U.S.) Brewer's Gold (German) Bullion (U.K.)

14-17% 7-10% 6-7%

6.5-9%

A rich hop primarily used for bittering. Intense blackcurrant aroma. Exhibits pleasant fruity notesapple, pear, fruit punch.

Calypso (U.S.) Cascade (U.S.)

12-14% 4.5-7% Amarillo, Centennial, possibly Columbus Ahtanum, Cascade, Centennial Styrian Golding

Pleasant, flowery, spicy, and citrusy. Can have a grapefruit flavor. Similar to US Cascade, has floral, citrus grapefruit character. Moderate and pleasant zesty bitterness with matching floral aroma, making its use widespread in both ale and lager brewing.

Cascade (New Zealand)

6-8%

Celeia (Slovenia) 3-6%

India Pale Ale

Name

Alpha Acid %

Possible Substitutions

Flavor Description Stores very well.

Centennial Challenger (U.K.) Chinook

8-11.5% 6.58.5% 10-14%

Cascade, possibly Columbus Northern Brewer, U.S. or German Perle Columbus, Northern Brewer, Nugget, U.K. Target

Medium with floral and citrus tones. Mild to moderate, quite spicy. Mild to medium-heavy, spicy, piney, and grapefruity. intense flavor Medium and quite spicy. Pleasant, with pungent aroma.

Citra (U.S.) Cluster Columbus

11-13% 5.5-8.5% Galena 11-16% Chinook, Northern Brewer, Nugget, U.K. Target

El Dorado (U.S.) 14-16% First Gold (U.K.) 6.58.5% Fuggle (U.K.) Fuggle (U.S.) 4-5.5% 4-5.5% maybe Crystal, U.K. Kent Golding Styrian Golding, U.S. Fuggle, Willamette

candy-like A little like Golding family; spicy. Mild, pleasant, hoppy, and robust.

Styrian Golding, U.K. Mild and pleasant, earthy and Fuggle, U.S. fruity. Tettnanger, Willamette

Galaxy (Australia) Galena Glacier (U.S.)

13.514.8% 10-14% 5-9% Chinook, Nugget, Pride Medium but pleasant hoppiness, of Ringwood citrusy. Styrian Golding, U.S. Dual purpose hop with a citrus Fuggle, U.S. earthy aroma. Tettnanger, Willamette U.K. Golding, U.K. Progress, Whitbread Golding Variety Mild, extremely pleasant, and gently hoppy. Winey, passion fruit, grapefruit, gooseberry, pineapple character.

Golding (U.S.)

4-6%

Hallertau Blanc (German)

9-12%

India Pale Ale

Name Horizon Huell Melon (German) Kent Golding (U.K.) Magnum (German) Magnum (U.S.) Mosaic Nelson Sauvin (New Zealand) Newport Northdown (U.K.)

Alpha Acid % 11-14% 7-8% 4-5.5%

Possible Substitutions Magnum

Flavor Description Pleasantly hoppy. Honeydew melon and strawberry aroma.

U.K. Progress, U.S. Golding, Whitbread Golding Variety Northdown, Northern Brewer Northdown, Northern Brewer Nugget, Simcoe

Gentle, fragrant, and pleasant.

12-16% 10-14% 11.513.5% 12-14% 13-17% 7.5-9.5%

Known for bittering value and quality. High alpha variety Both fruity and containing grassy, floral, earthy notes. Unique hop with grape-like flavor

Galena, Nugget

Fairly pungent. Fruity with some spiciness.

Northern Brewer 7-10% (German) Northern Brewer 6-10% (U.S.) Northwest Golding Nugget Olympic Pacific Gem (New Zealand) Pacific Jade (New Zealand) Palisade 4-5%

Chinook, U.S. Northern Brewer Chinook, Nugget

Medium-strong with some wild tones. Medium-strong with some wild tones. Known for aromatic properties. Quite heavy and herbal. Mild to medium, citrusy aroma, spicy. Bittering hop with a woody character. A "soft" bittering hop with spicy and citrus aroma qualities. Some "American" characteristics.

11-14.5% Chinook, Columbus, Galena, U.K. Target 11-13% 13-15% 12-14% 5.5-9.5% Perhaps Cascade Chinook

India Pale Ale

Name Perle (German) Perle (U.S.)

Alpha Acid % 6-8.5% 6-9.5%

Possible Substitutions Northern Brewer, U.S. Perle Chinook, Cluster, Galena, Northern Brewer U.K. Challenger, U.K. Kent Golding, U.K. Northdown U.K. Challenger, U.K. Target U.K. Kent Golding Cluster, Galena

Flavor Description Moderately intense, good and hoppy, fruity and a little spicy. Known for its aromatic and bittering properties, pleasant and slightly spicy. Similar to U.K. Challenger.

Phoenix (U.K.)

8-13%

Pilgrim (U.K.) Pioneer (U.K.) Pride of Ringwood (Australia) Progress (U.K.) Riwaka (New Zealand) Satus Simcoe Sorachi Ace (Japan) Southern Cross (New Zealand)

9-13% 8-10% 7-10%

A mild, typical English aroma. Quite pronounced, woody, earthy, herbal. Moderately strong, good aroma. Citrusy, grapefruit aroma hop Known for its bittering and aromatic properties. A bittering and aromatic hop. Bittering hop with lemony aroma Piney, resinous bittering hop

5-7.5% 4.56.5% 12.514% 12-14% 13-16% 11-14%

Fuggle, U.K. Kent Golding Czech Saaz, possible American "C" hops Galena

Sovereign (U.K.) 5-6% Styrian Golding (Slovenia) Summit Sun Super Alpha (New Zealand) 4.5-6% 16-18% 12-16% 10-12%

U.K. Fuggle U.K. Fuggle, U.S. Fuggle, Willamette Simcoe Magnum

mild flavor Delicate, slightly spicy. Ultra high-alpha bittering hop High-alpha hop with intense character Earthy, piney bittering hop.

India Pale Ale

Name Super Pride (Australia) Target (U.K.) Tomahawk Warrior

Alpha Acid % 14% 9.512.5% 15-17% 15-17%

Possible Substitutions Pride of Ringwood Fuggle, Willamette Columbus Nugget U.K. Kent Golding, U.K. Progress

Flavor Description A high alpha variety bred from Pride of Ringwood. Pleasant English hop aroma, quite intense. Primarily a bittering hop. A bittering and aromatic hop. Quite pleasant and hoppy, moderately intense.

WGV 5-7% (Whitbread Golding Variety) (U.K.) Willamette 3.5-6%

Styrian Golding, U.S. Fuggle, U.S. Tettnanger

Mild and pleasant, slightly spicy, fruity, floral, a little earthy. Used as a kettle hop for bittering.

Yakima Cluster Zeus

6-8.5% 13-17% Columbus

Aromatic and pleasant.

Klsch & Altbier

Name Aurora (Slovenia) Boadicea (U.K.) Cascade (Argentina) El Dorado (U.S.)

Alpha Acid % 6-8% 8-9% 3-5%

Possible Substitutions Northern Brewer

Flavor Description

spicy Any noble hops Different than US grown Cascades with more of a spicy flavor and lemony aroma. candy-like A dual purpose hop which has been used to replace Perle Very mild, pleasant, and slightly flowery, some spicy. Known for its aromatic properties similar to Hallertauer. Mild and pleasant.

14-16%

Hallertau Aroma 6.5-8.5% Perle (New Zealand) Hallertauer (U.S.) 3.5-5.5% Hallertauer Tradition, Liberty, Ultra Crystal, Mt. Hood

Hallertauer Gold 6-6.5% (German) Hallertauer Mittelfrh (German) Hallertauer Tradition (German) Hersbrucker (German) Horizon Liberty Magnum (German) Magnum (U.S.) Mt. Hood 3-5.5%

German Tradition, Liberty, Ultra

3.5-5.5% Crystal, Liberty

Known for its aromatic properties. A replacement for Hallertauer Mittelfrh.

3-5.5% 11-14% 3-6% 12-16% 10-14% 3-8%

French Strisslespalt, Mt. Mild to semi-strong, pleasant, Hood hoppy. Magnum Pleasantly hoppy.

Hallertauer, Hallertauer Mild and clean aroma, slightly Tradition, Mt. Hood spicy character. Northdown, Northern Brewer Northdown, Northern Brewer Crystal, French Strisslespalt, Hersbrucker Hallertauer Known for bittering value and quality. High alpha variety Mild, pleasant, and clean, somewhat pungent and resiny. only available in 2012

Mt. Rainier

5-8.1%

Klsch & Altbier

Name (U.S.)

Alpha Acid %

Possible Substitutions

Flavor Description

Northern Brewer 7-10% (German) Opal (German) Pacific Jade (New Zealand) Pacifica (New Zealand) Perle (German) Perle (U.S.) 5-8% 12-14% 5-6% 6-8.5% 6-9.5%

Chinook, U.S. Northern Brewer Styrian Golding

Medium-strong with some wild tones. German dual-purpose hop A "soft" bittering hop with spicy and citrus aroma qualities.

Hallertau family Northern Brewer, U.S. Perle Chinook, Cluster, Galena, Northern Brewer U.S. Saaz Czech Saaz German Spalt, German Spalt Select, German Tettnanger

An aroma hop with some citrus and floral character Moderately intense, good and hoppy, fruity and a little spicy. Known for its aromatic and bittering properties, pleasant and slightly spicy. Very mild with pleasant hoppy notes, earthy, spicy, and herbal. Mild and pleasant, earthy and spicy. Noble characteristics.

Saaz (Czech) Saaz (U.S.) Santiam

3-4.5% 3-5% 5-7.9%

Saphir (German) 2.5-4.5% Any noble hops Sladek (Czech) Smaragd (German) Southern Cross (New Zealand) Sovereign (U.K.) Spalt (German) 5-6% 4-6% 11-14% 5-6% 4-5.5% U.K. Fuggle German Spalt Select, U.S. Saaz, U.S. Tettnanger Czech Saaz, U.S. Saaz, U.S. Tettnanger

Mild aroma hop. A dual-purpose Saaz hybrid. fine aroma Piney, resinous bittering hop mild flavor Mild and pleasant, slightly spicy.

Spalt Select (German)

4-6%

German Spalt, U.S. Saaz, Very fine Spalter-type aroma. U.S. Tettnanger

Klsch & Altbier

Name Spalt Select (U.S.)

Alpha Acid % 3-5%

Possible Substitutions Saaz, Tettnanger

Flavor Description Medium intensity and pleasant hoppy qualities. Mediumstrong aroma with wild American tones. Herbal, spicy, pleasant aroma, hint of floral and citrus. Medium intensity, pleasant, hoppy. Earthy, piney bittering hop.

Sterling Strisslespalt (France) Super Alpha (New Zealand) Target (U.K.)

6-9% 3-5% 10-12% 9.512.5%

Saaz Crystal, Hersbrucker, Mt. Hood

Fuggle, Willamette Magnum

Pleasant English hop aroma, quite intense. high-alpha hop Mild and pleasant, slightly spicy, herbal. An aromatic hop, mild and slightly spicy. Very fine and similar to Hallertauer Mittelfrh. Very good to outstanding, some Saaz-like qualities. Aromatic properties similar to Hallertauer. Aroma similar to continental European types.

Taurus (German) 12-17% Tettnanger (German)

3.5-5.5% German Spalt, German Spalt Select, Saaz, U.S. Tettnanger

Tettnanger (U.S.) 3.4-5.2% Czech Saaz, German Spalt, Santiam Tradition (German) Ultra 5-7% 2-4.1% Hallertauer Mittelfrh, Hersbrucker Hallertauer Tradition, Liberty, Saaz

Vanguard

4-5.7%

Hallertauer Mittelfrh, Saaz

Light Ale

Name

Alpha Acid %

Possible Substitutions

Flavor Description spicy

Boadicea (U.K.) 8-9% Bobeck (Slovenia) Cascade (U.S.) 3.5-7% 4.5-7% U.K. Fuggle Amarillo, Centennial, possibly Columbus Styrian Golding

Pleasant, flowery, spicy, and citrusy. Can have a grapefruit flavor. Moderate and pleasant zesty bitterness with matching floral aroma, making its use widespread in both ale and lager brewing. Stores very well. Medium with floral and citrus tones. candy-like

Celeia (Slovenia)

3-6%

Centennial

8-11.5%

Cascade, possibly Columbus

El Dorado (U.S.) 14-16% Hallertauer Mittelfrh (German) Hallertauer Tradition (German) Hersbrucker (German) Horizon Liberty 3-5.5% German Tradition, Liberty, Ultra

Mild and pleasant.

3.5-5.5% Crystal, Liberty

Known for its aromatic properties. A replacement for Hallertauer Mittelfrh. Mild to semi-strong, pleasant, hoppy. Pleasantly hoppy.

3-5.5% 11-14% 3-6%

French Strisslespalt, Mt. Hood Magnum

Hallertauer, Mild and clean aroma, slightly Hallertauer Tradition, spicy character. Mt. Hood Northdown, Northern Brewer Northdown, Northern Brewer Crystal, French Strisslespalt, Hersbrucker Hallertauer Known for bittering value and quality. High alpha variety Mild, pleasant, and clean, somewhat pungent and resiny. only available in 2012

Magnum (German) Magnum (U.S.) Mt. Hood

12-16% 10-14% 3-8%

Mt. Rainier

5-8.1%

Light Ale

Name (U.S.) Northern Brewer (German) Northern Brewer (U.S.) Northwest Golding Opal (German) Palisade Perle (German) Perle (U.S.)

Alpha Acid %

Possible Substitutions

Flavor Description

7-10%

Chinook, U.S. Northern Brewer Chinook, Nugget

Medium-strong with some wild tones. Medium-strong with some wild tones. Known for aromatic properties.

6-10% 4-5% 5-8%

Styrian Golding

German dual-purpose hop Some "American" characteristics.

5.5-9.5% Perhaps Cascade 6-8.5% 6-9.5%

Northern Brewer, U.S. Moderately intense, good and Perle hoppy, fruity and a little spicy. Chinook, Cluster, Galena, Northern Brewer U.K. Challenger, U.K. Target U.S. Saaz Czech Saaz German Spalt, German Spalt Select, German Tettnanger Any noble hops Very mild with pleasant hoppy notes, earthy, spicy, and herbal. Mild and pleasant, earthy and spicy. Noble characteristics. Known for its aromatic and bittering properties, pleasant and slightly spicy.

Pilgrim (U.K.) Saaz (Czech) Saaz (U.S.) Santiam

9-13% 3-4.5% 3-5% 5-7.9%

Saphir (German) Simcoe Smaragd (German) Sorachi Ace (Japan)

2.54.5% 12-14% 4-6% 13-16%

Mild aroma hop. A bittering and aromatic hop. fine aroma Bittering hop with lemony aroma

Sovereign (U.K.) 5-6%

U.K. Fuggle

mild flavor

Light Ale

Name Spalt (German)

Alpha Acid % 4-5.5%

Possible Substitutions German Spalt Select, U.S. Saaz, U.S. Tettnanger German Spalt, U.S. Saaz, U.S. Tettnanger Saaz, Tettnanger

Flavor Description Mild and pleasant, slightly spicy.

Spalt Select (German) Spalt Select (U.S.) Sterling Strisslespalt (France) Target (U.K.) Taurus (German) Tettnanger (German) Tettnanger (U.S.) Tradition (German) Ultra

4-6% 3-5%

Very fine Spalter-type aroma. Medium intensity and pleasant hoppy qualities. Medium-strong aroma with wild American tones. Herbal, spicy, pleasant aroma, hint of floral and citrus. Medium intensity, pleasant, hoppy. Pleasant English hop aroma, quite intense. high-alpha hop Mild and pleasant, slightly spicy, herbal. An aromatic hop, mild and slightly spicy.

6-9% 3-5% 9.512.5% 12-17%

Saaz Crystal, Hersbrucker, Mt. Hood Fuggle, Willamette Magnum

3.5-5.5% German Spalt, German Spalt Select, Saaz, U.S. Tettnanger 3.45.2% 5-7% 2-4.1% Czech Saaz, German Spalt, Santiam

Hallertauer Mittelfrh, Very fine and similar to Hersbrucker Hallertauer Mittelfrh. Hallertauer Tradition, Very good to outstanding, some Liberty, Saaz Saaz-like qualities. Aromatic properties similar to Hallertauer. Hallertauer Mittelfrh, Aroma similar to continental Saaz European types.

Vanguard

4-5.7%

Mead

Name Boadicea (U.K.)

Alpha Acid % Possible Substitutions 8-9%

Flavor Description spicy candy-like

El Dorado (U.S.) 14-16% Sovereign (U.K.) 5-6% U.K. Fuggle

mild flavor