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Cluster 100gm
Cluster - US Hops
Cluster - US Hops
Cluster - US Hops
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Cluster - US Hops

Regular price $21.95 $14.95 Sale

Cluster is one of the oldest hop varieties grown in the United States and until the late 1970s, accounted for the majority of the US hop acreage. Cluster Hops has fairly high myrcene oil content which definitely adds to this floral bouquet, which is a nice mix between earthy flavors and sweet fruits.

Form:

  • Type 90 Hop Pellets

Pack Sizes:

  • 100g
  • 250g (SAVE 10% OFF 100g Price)
  • 500g (SAVE 15% OFF 100g Price)
  • 1Kg (SAVE 20% OFF 100g Price)

    Pedigree:

    Her pedigree is unknown, however hybridization of imported varieties and indigenous male hops has been suggested. Cluster Hops comes from, as they say, mass selection. This translates to varieties were likely transported from Europe, potentially by the Dutch and English settlers, and after years of growing, hybridization, likely open pollination, a strong sample was chosen and given the name Cluster. Due to its history trail, and early use, it is believed to be one of the oldest American hops used in mass beer production.

      Brewing Usage

      • Dual Purpose

      Aroma

      • Floral
      • Earthy
      • Sweet Fruit

      Aroma & Flavour Characteristics

      Cluster is an excellent dual purpose hop and is often used in the reproduction of historical beer styles. The bitterness from this variety is not overwhelming, and is balanced with its floral flavor and aroma. Cluster Hops has fairly high myrcene oil content which definitely adds to this floral bouquet, which is a nice mix between earthy flavors and sweet fruits.

      Possible Substitutions

      Typical Beer Styles

      • Amber Ale
      • Cream Ale
      • English Pale
      • Golden Ale
      • Honey Ale
      • IPA
      • Lager
      • Mild Ales
      • Porter
      • Stouts - Oatmeal and Espresso
      • Barley Wine

      Typical Brewing Specification

      • Alpha Acid 6 - 9%
      • Beta Acid 4 - 6%
      • Co-humulone 36 - 41%
      • Total Oil 0.5 - 1 mL/100g
      • B-Pinene 0.5 - 0.7% of total oil
      • Myrcene 38 - 46% of total oil
      • Linalool 0.4 - 0.8% of total oil
      • Caryophyllene 8 - 10% of total oil
      • Farnesene < 1.0% of total oil
      • Humulene 15 - 20% of total oil
      • Geraniol 0.6 - 0.9% of total oil

      General Trade Perception

      • Cluster is an excellent dual purpose hop and is often used in the reproduction of historical beer styles.

      Craft Beer Examples