Bears a low alpha acid, and carries a relatively high myrcene oil content.
This combination makes it ideal for aroma additions as it bring with it a mix of woody, green, some floral and fruit notes, with some herb and spice character.
Crystal Hops lends itself to a number of beers like Light Ales, such as Goldens, Pale Ales, Aroma for India Pale Ales, and even Stouts and Lagers.
Pedigree: Triploid variety from German Hallertau mf., Cascade, Brewer's Gold and Early Green
Brewing Usage: Aroma
Aroma: Mild, spicy and floral
Typical Beer Styles: IPA
Additional Information: Released from the USDA breeding program in 1993
Storage Stability: ~50% alpha remaining after 6 months
All Michigan hops are grown and processed in Michigan from Michigan Hop Alliance.