Excellent general purpose hop with balanced bittering and aroma potential. The oldest hop variety grown in the US.
Development: Unknown—suggested that it arose from hybridization of imported varieties and indigenous male hops.
Usage: Dual purpose
Aroma: Strong, floral and spicy
Alpha Acids: 5.5 — 8.5%
Beta Acids: 4.5 — 5.5%
Co-Humulone: 36 — 42% of alpha acids
Total Oil: 0.4 — 0.8 mls/100g
Typical Beer Styles: Ales (Aroma), Lagers (Bittering) and Stout; often used in reproductions of historical US beer styles