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Citrus collides with pungent spice for an intense late hop contribution.

Alpha Acid Range %
14.5 - 16.5
Beta Acid Range %
4.0 - 5.0
Co-Humulone as % of Alpha
28 - 32
Total Oil mL/100 g
2.0 - 3.0


Breeding/Development: Washington, USA. The collective umbrella for the closely-related varieties Columbus, Tomahawk, and Zeus. Bred for high alpha potential, each variety shares parentage with Nugget.

Brewing Application: Excellent bittering capability as originally intended, but craft brewers have also harnessed CTZ’s intense, citrus-and-spice pungence for American-style IPAs.

Sensory: Powerful and striking, displaying oily fresh citrus and wild herbal character; dry hopping can bring out pine and spice.

Botanical Classification:
Family: Cannabaceae
Genus: Humulus
Species: Lupulus

Maturity: Late

Yield: 2500 – 2700 lbs/acre