Columbus US Hops
Columbus US Hops
Columbus US Hops
Columbus US Hops
Columbus US Hops
Columbus Cone
Columbus Bine

Columbus US Hops

Regular price $8.95 Sale

Columbus is often referred to as CTZ, a trio of similar hops including Tomahawk ® and Zeus., is a half sister to Nugget and is a super high alpha variety.

Columbus is used as a bittering hop with an intense, pungent aroma and has a high resistance to mildew and other disease.


  • Type 90 Pellets

Pack Sizes:

  • 100g
  • 250g (SAVE 10% on 100g Price)
  • 500g (SAVE 15% on 100g Price)
  • 1Kg (SAVE 20% on 100g Price)
  • 5Kg (SAVE 30% on 100g Price)


The exact lineage of the proprietary hop Columbus is unknown. Its namesake was created in part as the result of a legal dispute between Hop Union and Yakima Chief when both parties attempted to patent the same hop. Yakima Chief’s variety was named Tomahawk ®. After an agreement was reached, both names were registered. They are technically the same hop. Originally bred by Charles (Chuck) Zimmerman as part of a USDA breeding program sometime in the 1970’s, Columbus is sometimes referred to at CTZ (Columbus, Tomahawk® and Zeus) though it is genetically distinct from Zeus hops.

Typical Beer Style Uses:

  • Lager
  • Pale Ale
  • IPA
  • Stout
  • Barley Wine

Brewing Usage

  • High Alpha Hop


Pungent, black pepper, licorice characteristics with subtle citrus overtones.


Very poor

Possible Substitutions

Brewing Values Certificate

  • Harvest Year: 2017
  • Lot: P91-AJUCBS0083
  • Alpha-Acids: 16.6 %
  • HSI 0.237
  • Cohumulone: 28 – 32 % of alpha acids
  • Beta-acids: 6.6 %
  • Total Oil: 3.0 ml/100g
  • Pinene: 0.8 % of total oil
  • Myrcene: 52.1 % of total oil
  • Linalool: 0.4% of total oil
  • Caryophyllene: 8.1% of total oil
  • Farnesene: 0.3% of total oil
  • Humulene: 11.4% of total oil
  • Geraniol: 0.2% of total oil

General Trade Perception

Excellent for dry hopping.