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Super high alpha and powerful flavor have made Summit™ one of the key new-school craft beer hops.

Alpha Acid Range %
15.0 - 18.0
Beta Acid Range %
4.0 - 6.0
Co-Humulone as % of Alpha
26 - 33
Total Oil mL/100 g
1.5 - 2.5


Breeding/Development: Washington, USA. Bred from Zeus, Nugget, and a number of USDA males. Introduced by the American Dwarf Hop Association in 2003.

Brewing Application: Very high alpha levels make it an unparalleled bittering hop, but Summit™ is fully dual purpose – Summit™ excels as early or late additions in hoppy American-style ales, though its unique flavor and aroma can be love it or leave it for some.

Sensory: Heavy and big, displaying signature citrus intensity (especially grapefruit & tangerine). In larger doses it can also have an earthy onion/garlic quality. Harvest conditions help determine the balance between its citrus and onion/garlic character.

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

Maturity: Middle

Yield: 1950-2400 lbs/acre