Additional information

Country

Characteristics

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Alpha Acid

Beta Acid

Cohumulone

Oil Composition

Myrcene: 47%, Humulene: 26%, Farnesene: Trace

Total Oil

Flavour Intensity

Crystal

Use in brewing

Aroma hop.

Substitutions

Mounthood, Liberty

Origin/History

Crystal is a triploid aroma-type cultivar, released for commercial production in 1993. It originates from a seedling selection (No. 8309-37) made at Corvallis in 1983 between the colchicine – induced tetraploid “Hallertau Mittelfrüher” (USDA 21397) and the diploid male downy mildew resistant aroma hop, USDA 21381 M. Crystal is half sister of Mt Hood and Liberty.

Agronomics

Tolerant to downy mildew, with good pickability of a small cone. Maturity: Medium-late

Storage

Poor