Nugget Hops was released in 1982 by the U.S.D.A and is a cross between Brewers Gold and a high alpha acid male. Nugget Hops is the mother of Millenium Hops and ranks second for amount grown Oregon and by 1991 had taken over 14.1% of U.S. hop production.
Nugget Hops has an acute bitterness from its 9.5%-14.0% alpha acid content. It provides the umph in many beer styles that require the hop jolt including imperial style ales. Its a dual use hops that has green, herbal aroma. It has a relatively low co-humulone oil content. The myrcene oil is on the high side, which helps provide some of the woody tones.
Aroma: Herbal & Pleasant
Brewing Usage: Bittering
Alpha Acids: 12.0-14.5%
Beta Acids: 4.0- 6.0%
Common Beer Styles:
India Pale Ale
Extra Special Bitter (ESB)
American Pale Ale
Imperial India Pale Ale
Extra Pale Ale
Simi Valley Home Brew stocks only the freshest hops which are all stored in the freezer in airtight containers! We have over 60 varieties in stock in our shop, so if there is something you need and don't see, ASK! We are here to make your craft brews great!
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