2017 Hop Rhizome Order

The following hop rhizomes are available for pre-order at The Brew Hut. Order deadline is February 26th. Hop rhizomes should be available the first week of April, ready for pick up at the store. Orders placed after February 26th are not guaranteed, however we will order extras. For the best success the rhizomes should be planted as soon as possible. Click here to download hop growing instructions.

On April 2 we will host a free hop growing class taught by Ron and Michelle Yovich, owners of Ella J Farms. Click here to sign up.

Rhizomes cost $4.99 each. Please enter your desired quantity for each hop rhizome you would like to preorder.

 





 

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CASCADE

4.5-7.0% alpha. Grows well in all climates. Susceptible to aphids – An aroma variety with well-balanced bittering potential, good for dry hopping. Medium intense floral, citrus and grapefruit tones.

 

CENTENNIAL

9.5-11.5% alpha. Grows well in all climates. Susceptible to downy mildew. Very balanced, sometimes called a super Cascade. Medium intensity floral and citrus (lemon) tones.

 

CHINOOK

11.0-13.0% alpha. Grows well in dry, hot climates. Subject to spider mites. Great ornamental hop. Distinct, medium intensity spice and pine characteristics with subtle notes of grapefruit.

 

COLUMBUS (CTZ)

14.5-15.5% alpha. Grows well in dry hot climates. Vigorous but susceptible to mildew diseases. Excellent for dry hopping. Pungent, black pepper, licorice characteristics with subtle citrus overtones.

 

GOLDING

4.0-5.0% alpha. Grows well in mild, moist climates. Does okay in hot climates. Popular among ale breweries in the United States. Mild and delicate with sweet floral characteristics.

 

LIBERTY

3.0–5.0% alpha. Closely resembles Hallertau mf. Downey mildew resistance. Mild and spicy with subtle lemon and citrus characteristics.

 

MAGNUM

10.0-12.6% alpha. A bittering variety, bred in 1980 at the Hop Research Center in Hüll from the American variety Galena and the German male. The aromatic nature is one of spice and citrus, but is minimal compared to its big bittering. Susceptible to powdery mildew. Grows well in all climates.

 

MT. HOOD

4-5% alpha. An aroma hop variety with similarities to the German Hallertau and Hersbrucker varieties Grows well in all climates. Mild, herbal and somewhat pungent or spicy.

 

NORTHERN BREWER

8.0-10.0% alpha. Adequate in temperate climates but has difficulty growing when under heat stress. Susceptible to downy mildew. A true dual purpose hop variety. Medium intensity, pine and mint characteristics.

 

NUGGET

12.0-14.0% alpha. Grows well in all climates. Gaining acceptance as a dual purpose variety. Mild and pleasant with spicy, herbal tones.

 

STERLING

6-8% alpha. Hybrid of Saaz. Grows wells in all climates.Finding favor as a Saaz replacement. Herbal and spicy, with a hint of floral, citrus (lemon/pineapple) characteristics.

 

TETTNANG

5.7-6.3% alpha. Aroma-type cultivar which originated in the Tettnang hop growing area of Germany as a land-race hop. It is grown in the U.S.A. in Oregon and Washington State.

 

TETTNANG

4.0-5.0% alpha. Grows well in a moderate climate. Suffers a little in hot climates. A true noble aroma variety. Noble aroma that is pleasant and spicy.

 

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