Crystal US Hops
Crystal US Hops
Crystal US Hops
Crystal US Hops
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Crystal US Hops

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Bred in 1983 by the USDA, Crystal is a triploid aroma-type cultivar from Hallertau Mittelfrüh, Cascade, Brewer's Gold and Early Green.
Primarily grown in Oregon and has become increasingly popular among craft brewers due to its versatility in a variety of beer styles. 
Crystal aroma is mild and pleasant with a delicate blend of spices and flowers. Crystal hop variety is versatile and popular in both craft and homebrewing circles.

Form

  • Type 90 Pellets

Packs Sizes:

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

Style Use:

  • IPA
  • Stout
  • Pilsner
  • Pale Ale

Brewing Usage

  • Aroma

Aroma

Specific aroma descriptors include woody and green

Storage

Very Good

Possible Substitutions

Brewing Value Certificate

  • Variety: Crystal
  • Form: Type 90 Pellet
  • Crop Years: 2018 and 2017 (250g on Special)
  • Lot Number Crystal 127387020HD
  • % Alpha 6.0
  • % Beta 6.1
  • HSI 0.264
  • Test Date: 7-Dec-2017

Typical Brewing Values Specification

  • Alpha-Acids: 3.5 - 5.5%
  • Cohumulone: 20 - 26%
  • Beta-acids: 4.5 - 6.5%
  • Total Oil: 1.0 - 1.5 ml/100g
  • Myrcene: 40 - 65%
  • Humulene: 18 - 24%
  • Caryophyllene: 4.0 - 8.0%
  • Farnesene: < 1.0%

General Trade Perception

Crystal has become popular in US craft brewing as a triploid Hallertauer. Developed from the German aroma hop variety Hallertauer Mittelfruh with primary contributions from Cascade, Brewer's Gold and Early Green. Crystal is a low alpha hop with wonderful aromatics and subtle woody with spicy and floral aroma notes ideal in European beer styles and for late brewing additions.

Craft Beer Examples

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