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Mount Hood

This American-bred descendent of Hallertau Mittelfrüh is excellent for lagers, wheats, and European ales

Alpha Acid Range %
4.0-7.0
Beta Acid Range %
5.0-8.0
Co-Humulone as % of Alpha
21-23
Total Oil mL/100 g
1.6-3.4

SKU: HMTH0044

Breeding/Development: Oregon, USA. Bred in 1983 and first released in 1989, Mt. Hood is a sister hop of Crystal, Liberty, and Ultra. It is the daughter of Hallertau Mittelfrüh crossed with a USDA 19058M male.

Brewing Application: With its noble heritage, Mt. Hood is an excellent choice for pale lagers, wheat beers, and German or Belgian ales where a refined aroma with low to moderate bitterness is desirable. It makes a good substitute for German-grown Hallertau varieties.

Sensory: Moderately intense and sweet with suggestions of herbal notes, flowers and green fruit. Noble-like, it can be pungent with a more pronounced herbal note in fresh brews.

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

Maturity: Middle

Yield: 1500 – 1800 lbs/acre

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