With a high alpha acidity at 12, 5% - 14, 5%, Nugget is a variety described as heavy, earthy and herbal. It was bred by the U.S.D.A in the 1970 and released in 1983. A versatile option common in Ales, Irish Stout, Barley Wine, Extra Special Bitter and American Wheat.
This dual purpose hop is a result of the cross between Petham Golding with the USDA 63012 male, primarily grown in Yakima, Washington. Categorized as a high acid variety (12-14%), Chinook offers a spicy, grapefruit and piney aroma. It’s a common option in Pale Ales, IPAs, Stout, Porters and Lagers.
This closed related varieties of Columbus, Tomahawk, and Zeus were originated in the state of Washington, USA. The CTZ is used as a bittering hop due to its high alpha acids (14-16%), offering an intense, striking and pleasant aroma. It’s used for IPAs, Pale Ales, Stouts and Barley Wines.