Nugget Hops has an acute bitterness from its 9.5%-14.0% alpha acid content.
It provides the umph in many beer styles that require the hop jolt including imperial style ales.
Its a dual use hops that has green, herbal aroma.
It has a relatively low co-humulone oil content.
The myrcene oil is on the high side, which helps provide some of the woody tones.
Pedigree: Lineage includes Brewer's Gold, Canterbury Golding and Early Green
Brewing Usage: Bittering
Aroma: Mild and pleasant with spicy, herbal tones
Typical Beer Styles: Barley Wines
Additional Information: Released from the USDA breeding program in Oregon in 1983
Storage Stability: ~76% alpha remaining after 6 months
All Michigan hops are grown and processed in Michigan from Michigan Hop Alliance.