Magnum was bred in 1980 at Huell, the German Hop Research Institute and released in 1993, Magnum is a German variety (also grown in the US) and daughter of Galena., the American variety Galena and the German male 75/5/3. Magnum is a high alpha cultivar and is often used as the base bittering variety. Magnum does not display any distinct aroma characteristics, however, subtle spice and fruit characteristics have been noted by some brewers.
Type 90 Hop Pellets 100g | 250g | 500g | 1Kg Foils
Magnum is a bittering hop with no distinct aroma characteristics.
Tolerant to downy mildew, susceptible to powdery mildew. Poor pickability of a large, compact cone.