DetailsExcellent high alpha hop with balanced bittering and aroma characteristics. Developed in the Idaho state breeding program in 1968; released in 1978.
Development: Open pollination of Brewer’s Gold.
Usage: Dual purpose
Alpha Acids: 12.0 — 14.0%
Beta Acids: 7.0— 9.0%
Co-Humulone: 37 — 42% of alpha acids
Total Oil: 0.9 — 1.2 mls/100g
Substitutions: Brewer’s Gold, Columbus, Nugget
Typical Beer Styles: Most English-style and American-style Ales
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Origin - Alpha Acid (Average %) 12.0 — 14.0% Type Pellet Typical Usage Multi Purpose Co-Humulone (%) 37 — 42% of alpha acids Total Oil (ml/100g hops) 0.9 — 1.2 mls/100g Substitutions Brewer’s Gold, Columbus, Nugget
4.9 / 5.07 ReviewsLove it.Love me some Galena. It has such a pleasantly smooth grape and peach flavor to it. This is a wonderful hop for any American slanting beer. The hops has a very smooth bitterness also to it which is really nice if you want a smoother tasting beer than usual. Definitely recommend.July 11, 2013WunderbarThis hops has a very crisp/clean taste to it that makes it a great addition to any beer that you want to have a nice citrus flavor. I love to use this in pale ales and and beers that have a bit of a hop to them.June 27, 2013WonderfulGreat hops creates nice flavor and great aroma _x000D__x000D_Usually add to beginning of my boilMarch 30, 2013A solid bittering hop.Have had good luck with this hop in the past. tried it in a variety of ales with good results.March 18, 2013an under utilized hopThis is an unsung hero in the hops world. It has a fantastic aroma and just the right amount of bitterness. I used in conjunction with Willamette Hops as the aroma component to make a delicious english aleMarch 13, 2013Lagers and Some Pale AlesI've used this to great success as a bittering hop in my lagers. I brewed a German Lager with these and added Tettnang as the aroma hop. Came out great!November 30, 2012
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