Hi & thanks for visiting us here at Crossmyloof Brew. We have a hell-of-a-lot of hops here at CML (Currently around 100 Varieties), which are sourced from Charles Faram in The UK, The US, NZ The Czech Rep & Germany and stored co2 flushed in our big ass freezer (-18c). So if you're struggling to find the variety you need then give us a shout - We may just have it in stock.
And don't think you're getting any old hops we've no use for! We'll get through a 5kg foil within three to four weeks, so pretty damn fresh and mostly from the latest harvest* (*see below) with long best before dates
*Full trace-ability upon request. %AA may be slightly different from advertised. Hop packs my comprise more than one batch from the same year & are packed CO2 flushed for freshness :-)
OUR CURRENT STOCK OF THE GOOD STUFF.
AHTANUM 2021 crop • 4.5% Alpha Acid • Finishing Hops. Aromatic citrus, earthy & floral. Used for IPA
ADMIRAL -2021 crop • 13% Alpha Acid • Bittering and Finishing Hops. The high bitterness levels provide a very pleasant woody, herbal, hoppy characteristic.The high alpha acid content in means you will most likely find them in English style ales and IPAs.
AMARILLO - 2021 crop • 8% Alpha Acids • Dual Purpose Bittering and Finishing Hop. Popular American mid-range alpha acid variety with a unique and distinct aroma. It has a flowery, citrus like aroma, more orange than grapefruit. Used For: Pale Ales, IPAs, Porters
APOLLO - 2020 crop • 15-19% Alpha Acid • Orange, resinous &spicy. Used for big profile beers
ARIANA - 2021 crop • 11% Alpha Acid • It is juicy with dark fruits like blackcurrants and is backed by smooth oak, tobacco, and vanilla. There are also some bright elements of grapefruit when used in late additions.
ARCHER - 2021 crop • 3.3% Alpha Acids • Bittering and Finishing Hop. Lovely Floral aroma with hints of Lime and Peach. Perfect for dry hopping
AZACCA - 2021 crop • 12.3% AA. Bittering and Aroma Hops. Aromas of tropical fruits and citrus. Tasting notes of spicy mango, pineapple, tangerine and pine. Great for IPA's & DIPA's
BARBE ROUGE - 2021 crop • 10.5% Alpha Acids • A lovely floral, berry & cherry aroma hop from France
BELMA - 2020 crop • 8.5-13% Alpha Acids • Dual use hop, with a heady aroma of orange, melon, strawberry, pineapple & a hint of grapefruit. Perfect for pale ales and fragrant beers.
BRAMLING CROSS - 2020 crop • 5-8% Alpha Acids • Blackcurrant, lemony aroma. Used for porters and ales
BRAVO - 2020 crop • 14-18% AA • Earthy, spicy, fruity & floral. Used for IPA's and stouts
BREWER'S GOLD - 2020 crop • 5-9% Apha Acids • Dual Purpose Bittering and Finishing Hop • Sibling of and similar to Bullion only maturing earlier and more disease resistant. English/wild Canadian cross. Pungent English character. Used for: Mainly bittering. Stouts and Dark ales
BRU-1 - 2020 crop • 12-15% Alpha Acids • Dual Purpose Bittering and one of the new US aroma hops. Very popular for its fruity aroma of stone fruit, pineapple and melon. Pale ale heaven
BULLION - 2021 crop • 7.9% Alpha Acids • Dual Purpose Bittering and Finishing Hop • Intense blackcurrant aroma, spicy and pungent. One of the earliest high alpha hops in the world. Used for: Mainly bittering. Stouts and Dark ales
CALYPSO - 2020 crop • 11-14% AA • Pleasant, fruity aroma with a hint of pear & apple (some say :-/)
CALLISTA - 2020 crop • 4.5% AA • It manages to pack a fruity punch of stone fruit, ruby red grapefruit, and raspberries. Definitely shines in delicate styles like pilsners or in late additions for pale ales and IPAs.
CASCADE - 3 varieties available (2021 UK Crop - 5.7%AA), (2021 US Crop - 7.2% AA) & NZ crop (see next entry below) • Dual Purpose Bittering and Finishing Hop • Flowery, citrus & spice with grapefruit the noticeable fragrance quite often. The UK grown variety is more flowery and doesn't have the same citrus nose as the US variety, while the US grown is definitely more citrusy, both excellent though;) Good for flavour and aroma, but an acceptable bittering hop. Very popular hop among craft brewers. Used For: All US-Style Ales, IPAs, Porters, Barley Wines, Witbier
CASCADE NEW ZEALAND TAIHEKE- 2021 crop • 7.6% Alpha Acids • Dual Purpose Hop • A fantastic citrus Kiwi hop ideal in pale and summer ales. Used For: Most light coloured beers & New World Ales
CASHMERE - 2020 crop • 7-9.5% AA • A good dual-purpose hop with smooth bitterness. Herbal, lemon, lime and melon aromatics when added late stage or dry hopped.
CELEIA- 2021 crop • 3.4% Alpha Acids • Dual purpose hop. This distinguished variety is well known throughout the world and although identical to Fuggle in many ways it does have its own distinctive characteristics. The perfume-like hoppy character that was again used mainly in European lagers works very well in the less malty flavoured, golden-coloured beers. Strong aroma, mild bittering.
CENTENNIAL - 2021 crop • 9.9% Alpha Acids • Dual Purpose Bittering and Finishing Hop • Flowers & citrus most evident. A medium aroma with mid to high bittering value makes it a dual purpose choice. Sometimes called the super Cascade though its citrus aromas are lighter than those in Cascade. Acceptable for bittering. Used For: All US-Style Ales, IPAs, Wheat beer
CHALLENGER - 2021 crop • 7.7% Alpha Acid • Bittering and Finishing Hops • Challenger is an English & is a very strong all-rounder that blends well with other hops and offers spicy and fruity aromas. Challenger hops can be found in fairly traditional English bitters, with particularly good examples being Fullers ESB and London Pride
CHINOOK - 2021 UK crop/2020 US crop • UK 8.1% Alpha Acid. US 12.9% AA • Dual Purpose Bittering and Finishing Hops • A high alpha acid hop with a wonderful herbal, almost smoky character when used as an aromatic during the last few minutes of the boil or when dry hoping. Excellent for hopping American-style Pale Ales, especially those brewed to higher gravities.
CITRA - 2021 crop • 13% • Dual Purpose Bittering and Finishing Hops • Very fruity Citrus, peach, apricot, passion fruit, grapefruit, lime, melon, gooseberry, lychee fruit, pineapple, mango, papaya and other tropical fruit flavors and aromas. Use For: IPA'S
CLUSTER - 2018 crop • 6-9%AA • Dual Purpose • Excellent multi-purpose hops
COMET - 2019 US crop • 6-11%AA • Dual purpose hop • A robust hop with grassy, citrus, spicy and grapefruit aromas. Use for lagers and IPA's
CRYSTAL - 2021 crop • 3.2%AA • Finishing hops • A delicate blend of spices and flowers
COLUMBUS - Also known as CTZ, TOMAHAWK, or ZEUS - 2021 crop • 14.3% Alpha Acids • Dual Purpose Bittering and Finishing Hops • Columbus is a half sister to Nugget and is a high alpha variety. Columbus is used as a bittering hop with an intense, aroma. Used For: US IPAs, US Pale Ales, Stouts, Barley Wines, Lagers
DELTA - 2018 crop • 4-7%AA • Dual purpose hops • mild spice and citrus flavours.
EKUANOT / EQUINOX - 2020 crop • 13-16%AA • Dual purpose hops • Ekuanot (previously called Equinox and
HBC 366) features pronounced aroma characteristics and extremely high oil content. A pronounced aroma profile with citrus, tropical fruit, floral and herbal characteristics. Specific descriptors include lemon, lime, papaya, apple, and green pepper. Used For: IPAs, Pales, Session IPAs, single hop recipes.
EL DORADO - 2021 crop • 12.7%AA • Dual purpose hops • Intensely fruity with fresh cut grass. We use it in Hop forward IPA's
ELLA (Previously Stella) - 2021 crop • 13.5-16% Alpha Acids • In lower doses, Ella™ can display floral and subtle spice notes, such as star anise, which is great in lagers or pilsners. With larger additions or when dry hopping, Ella™ has distinct tropical flavours.
EAST KENT GOLDINGS - 2021 crop • 6.8% Alpha Acids • Finishing Hop • Refined gentle, fragrant & pleasant with flowery tones. Has produced some of England's best bitters. Used For: All English-style beers (Ales, ESB, Bitter), Belgian-style Ales, Barley Wines
FALCONER'S FLIGHT BLEND - 2020 crop • 11-14%AA • Dual purpose hops • A tropical fruit bomb
FIRST GOLD - 2021 crop • 6.8% Alpha Acids • Dual Purpose Hop • Pleasant citrus/apricot nose that is outstanding in ESB's, IPA's, or fruit beers. Use For: English style ales, porters, fruit beers.
FUGGLES - 2021 crop 5% Alpha Acids • Finishing Hop • Classic English aroma and provides a well balanced bitterness which makes it a great choice for English and American-Style Ales. Mild and pleasant, spicy, soft, woody, with some fruit tones. Used For: Any English-Style beer, US Ales, Lambics
GALAXY - 2020 crop • 17.7%AA • A unique Aussie citrus & passionfruit aroma. Perfect for any pale ale
GALENA - 2020 crop • 10-14% Alpha Acids • Dual Purpose Hop •Medium aroma but pleasant hoppiness with an acceptable citrus aroma. Often used as a late addition for intense citrus and tropical flavors. American
ales, stouts and lagers.
GLACIER - 2018 crops • 5-7% Alpha Acids • Dual Purpose Hop • Medium aroma but pleasant hoppiness with an acceptable citrus aroma. Mild and pleasant, spicy, soft, woody, with some fruit tones (blackberry?). Used For: Any English-Style beer, US Ales, Porters & stouts
GODIVA - 2020 crop • 6-9% Alpha Acids • An aroma hop with smooth bittering qualities. Its Spicy, Gooseberry and Tangerine notes make it a great late addition hop.
GOLDINGS - 2021 crop • 7.5% Alpha Acids • Finishing Hop • Refined gentle, fragrant & pleasant with flowery tones. Has produced some of England's best bitters. Used For: All English-style beers (Ales, ESB, Bitter), Belgian-style Ales, Barley Wines
HALLERTAU - 2021 crop • 4.8% Alpha Acids • Finishing Hops • This is a noble aroma hop with ever-so-subtle flower and spice fragrances. Used For: Lagers, Pilsners, Weizens, Wits, etc...
HALLERTAU BLANC – 2021 crop • 9.6% Alpha Acids • Dual Purpose • Wine-like qualities of gooseberry and grass, similar to that of Sauvignon Blanc. It also features a complex aroma profile with notes of cassis and elderflower in addition to grapes, grapefruit and lemongrass. Other notes detected in trials have been passionfruit, pineapple and gooseberry • Ideal for everything from pale lagers and pale ales to Belgian ales and Weizenbock.
HALLERTAU HERSBRUCKER - 2021 crop • 4% AA • Finishing Hops • Drier & spicier than Hallertau
HALLERTAU MITTELFRUH - 2021 crop • 4.8% AA • Finishing hops • Mild fragrance for pilsners etc...
HALLERTAU TRADITION - 2021 crop • 5.8% AA • Finishing hops • Mild fragrance for pilsners etc...
HARLEQUIN - 2021 crop • 9.1%AA • A unique British grown peach & passionfruit aroma hop. Perfect for any pale ale
HBC 586 - 2020 crop • 12-14% AA • When used as a whirlpool addition or dry hop addition, HBC 586 delivers a large medley of fruit flavors associated with tropical fruits. The fruity flavors of HBC 586 has been described as mango, guava, lychee, citrus, with slight sulfur and herbal notes
HERKULES - 2021 crop • 17.1% AA • Spicy, Floral, Melon, Black Pepper & Pine.
HUELL MELON - 2020 crop • 5-8% AA • Finishing Hops for aroma • With Apricot, Melon and Strawberry tones it's not easy to replicate. Flavour intensity 7/10
IDAHO 7 - 2021 crop • 15% Alpha Acids • Bittering and Finishing Hop. known for its piney, tropical, citrus, earthy, and floral aromas. a perfect late addition to pale ales.
JARRYLO - 2019 crop • 15-17% AA • Bittering & Finishing Hops • Jarrylo's aromas can be classified as unique in the sense that along with its orange, strong lemon lime, and a clean, bright white wine characteristics, it differs from Citra and other citrus scented hops. Brewers tend to use this hop more as a finishing hop but its high alpha acids can give way to a clean bitterness if used early on. Aroma: Specific aroma descriptors include clean bright white wine, strong lemon lime, orange, pear, and mild spice. Used For: Wheat Beers, Saisons, Pale Ales
JESTER - 2021 crop • 6.8% AA • A British developed hop with the punchy aroma of a New World hop. Grapefruit, Lychee & Blackcurrant are notable on the nose. It has a complex fruity and herbal bitterness quality too.
KAZBEK - 2020 crop • 5-8% AA • More intense than Saaz and great for any pale ale with its grapefruit, lemon and spicy aroma.
KOHATU - 2021 crop • 7.2% AA • its intense aroma of tropical fruit and freshly crushed pine needles, it adds a wonderfully fresh character to beer
LEMONDROP - 2021 crop • 6.1% Alpha Acids • An aroma hop with smooth bittering qualities. As the name suggest, Lemondrop™ is well known for it Lemon-citrus aroma with definite melon & a hint of green tea. Perfect for Pale Ales
LIBERTY - 2018 crop • 3-5% AA • Finishing Hops • Subtle flower & spice aroma great in lagers
LORAL - 2020 crop • 10-12% AA • The aroma profile of Loral has been described as a “super noble hop” with floral and herbal notes followed by a citrus and earthy character. Great for IPA and Lagers
Lórien - 2021 crop • 5.7% AA • The 3rd commercial release from Indie Hops. Tangy fresh fruit and the feeling of a summer meadow near a cold mountain stream
LUBLIN (LUBELSKI) - 2021 crop • 4.4% AA • Finishing Hops • Famous for its spicy, clean bitterness.
MAGNUM - 2021 crop • 10% Alpha Acids • Bittering Hop • Prized for its high bittering value, the aromatic nature is one of spice and citrus. Used For: All Ales and Lagers
MANDARINA BAVARIA - 2020 crop • 8.5-10.5% Alpha Acids • Bittering & Aroma Hop • Mandarina Bavaria displays pleasant fruitiness in finished beers. Aroma: Specific aroma descriptors include fruity and citrus, specifically distinct tangerine and citrus flavours. Used for: Hefe's, Sours, Belgian Ales, Wits, Biere de Garde, Pale Ales, etc...
MĀORI MINGLE 2020/21 crop • 8.6% AA. A mix of citrusy New Zealand hops, giving a burst of mango & papaya aromas. 100g late addition/dry hop will do just nicely in a 23 litre pale ale, but adding another 100g will really hit the mark for an IPA
MT HOOD - 2020 crop • 4-7% AA • Finishing Hops • Mild & spicy best used in pils, Helles & Hefe's
MINSTREL - 2019 crop • 5.4% AA • Expect a depth of aroma consisting of spiced berries, orange and slightly herbal. A lovely mild bitterness hop too.
MONROE - 2020 crop • 2-4% AA • Mild & fruity with red berry aromas & hints of orange. Used for: Anything really, and works equally well in IPA's to Saison's.
MOSAIC - 2021 crop • 11.2% Alpha Acids • Dual Purpose Hop • Very floral, tropical, citrus, fruity, earthy and other tropical fruit flavors and aromas. Excellent for dry hopping. Used For: US-Style Pale Ales, IPAs, Double IPAs
MÖST - 2021 crop • 10.3% Alpha Acids • A fresh Czech hop with notes of strawberry bubblegum & tropical citrus. Used For: US-Style Pale Ales, IPAs and anything needing a lift
MOTUEKA - 2021 crop • 6.5% AA • Finishing Hops • Specific aroma descriptors include distinctive fresh crushed citrus, "Mojito" lime character, lively lemon and lime tones with background hints of tropical fruit. Ideal for IPA's, Belgians and Pilsner
MOUTERE - 2019 crop • 13-19% AA • A very high alpha New Zealand hop full of tropical fruit, citrus and pine. Great for IPA's and a good solid bitterness to it.
MYSTIC - 2021 crop • 4.8% AA • Great for dry hopping with citrus, blackcurrant & passionfruit. Great clean bitterness properties too. A good sub for Barb Rouge & Dragon
NEIPA MIX - 2020 crop • 11-14% Alpha Acid • A mix of the big hitters usually in a NEIPA, so you've got Mosaic, Citra & Simcoe in there. Perfect for a fruit forward NEIPA
NELSON SAUVIN - 2021 crop • 10-13% Alpha Acid • Bearing the name of their closest aroma descriptor, Sauvignon Blanc grapes - "crushed gooseberry" is the term most commonly used with perhaps a hint of grapefruit. Alpha acids in the low double digits mean they are a great dual-purpose hop, with low cohumulone, good oil content, and an overall uniqueness that is taking many brewers by surprise. Underlying notes of distinctive New Zealand spiciness: black pepper, mace, and allspice are common. Commercially, Nelson has been used in everything from pale lagers and pale ales to Belgian ales and Weizenbock.
NEWPORT - 2018 crop • 9-14% AA • Dual purpose • A robust resiny flavour hops for many beers
NORTHERN BREWER - 2020 crop • 5-9% Alpha Acid • Dual Purpose Hop • A strong fragrant hop with a rich rough-hewn flavor and aroma, ideal for steam-style beers, lagers and ales. Northern Brewer has a unique mint-like evergreen flavor.
NORTHDOWN - 2020 crop • 6-9% Alpha Acid • Bittering and Finishing Hops • Northdown is an excellent all-rounder English hop that fits the all-purpose niche perfectly. It is quite similar to the Challenger hop if a little richer. Used in Fullers London Pride and ESB ales.
NUGGET - 2019 crop • 10-14% Alpha Acids • Dual Purpose Hop • Strong heavy and herbal, spicy aroma and high bittering value. Popular for its herbal aromas with a pear and peach note. Used For: Ales, Stouts, Barley Wines, Saisons, Biere de Garde
OLICANA - 2021 crop • 6.9% AA • Dual Purpose hop • A lovely citrus hop with Mango, Grapefruit & Passionfruit. More "leafy" than Jester & more vigorous too. Used in Pales
OPUS (CF 182) - 2020 crop • 6-9% AA • A Charles Faram developed hop with Orange, Fruity tones and a delicate Floral thing going on.
PACIFICA - 2021 crop • 4.8% AA • Finishing hops • An orangey spicy aroma hops
PACIFIC JADE - 2021 crop • 10.7% AA • A big herbal and citrus New Zealand hop with a hint of black pepper. Described as "Bold", so must be good ;)
PAHTO (HBC 682) - 2019 crop • 17-20% AA • Smooth Bittering hops • Mild pleasant aromatics, described as herbal, earthy and floral. A very neutral bittering hops
PALISADE - 2018 crop • 5-7.5% AA • Dual purpose • Floral, grassy & mild citrus come to mind
PERLE - 2020 crop • 6-9% Alpha Acids • Dual purpose • A palate-pleaser with its moderate,pleasant, minty clean bittering qualities and refreshing, spicy "green hop" aroma.Used For: Pale Ales, Porters, Stouts, Lagers, Weizen, Altbier, Kolsch
PHOENIX - 2020 crop • 9-13% AA • Dual purpose • A spicy sweet aroma comes to mind
PILGRIM - 2020 crop • 9-12% AA • Dual purpose • Spicy cedar and maybe a touch of mild honey
PREMIANT - 2019 crop • 6-10% AA • Dual purpose • This Bohemian hop has a traditional noble hop character which is spicy, sweet and mild in character. Perfect for a Pilsner, Kölsch, light ales and Belgian Ales.
PROGRESS - 2020 crop • 5-8% Alpha Acids • Finishing Hop • Similar to Fuggles but a little sweeter. Robust, Fruity, Lime. M. Jackson called them “junipery”. Used For: Widely used for real cask ales. English and Scottish ales
PUNK'D UP! - 2020 crop • 10-12% AA • A tropical fruit bomb mix of hops for cloning your favourite IPA. A Tribute to Punk IPA's 2010 recipe. Ideally 300g's are added late/dry hop to replicate a true Punk clone, but 100g will give you a damn fine brew.
RAKAU - 2021 crop • 10-12% AA • Dual purpose • A tropical fruit bomb, with a hint of pine
RIWAKA - 2021 crop • 3.2% AA • A punchy tropical fruit bomb. A craft cult hero - floral, grapefruit and passionfruit.
SAAZ - 2020 crop (4.7% AA) and 2021 crop (2.6%AA) • Saaz is the traditional noble hop for true pilsner beer. Saaz is famous for its spicy, clean bitterness. We use it here all the time for our Czech style Pilsner. One of our favs :-)
SAPHIR - 2021 crop • 4.1% AA • A lovely Pilsner hop with floral, herbal and tangerine aroma.
SABRO - 2020 crop 14.5% AA & 2021 crop 13% AA • Also known as HBC438. Dual purpose • A tangerine, coconut & tropical fruit bomb, with a hint of cedar
SIMCOE - 2020 crop 13.3% AA & 2021 crop 13% AA • Dual Purpose Hop • Aromas of passionfruit, apricot, intense pine, and woodsy aroma adds to the fresh, youthful vigor of this complex hop. Used For: US-Style Ales, Pale Ales, IPAs, Double IPAs
SLADEK – 2020 crop • 6-8% Alpha Acid • very similar to Saaz in aroma with a spicy flavour. Used For: US-Style Ales, Pale Ales, IPAs, Double IPAs
SORACHI ACE– 2020 crop • 17.1% Alpha Acid • A unique aroma hop with citrus (lemon, lime & orange), herbal and dill overtones. Used for all light beers, but especially Lager, Pils and Saison.
SOUTHERN CROSS– 2021 crop • 13.5% Alpha Acid • A unique aroma hop with lemon, pine and slightly woody. Used for all light beers, but especially Pales, Pils and Saison.
STERLING - 2018 crop • 5-9% AA • Finishing hops • Herbs & spices dominate with a slight citrus aroma. Used for light ales, Pilsners, Lagers and Hefes
STRATA - 2021 crop • 13.5% AA • Dank flavour and aroma from The Indie Hops guys. Great strawberry fruitiness and citrusy undertones as well. It's a pungent one for NEIPA's, IPA's etc...
STYRIAN GOLDINGS - 2021 crop • 3.4% Alpha Acids • Finishing Hop • Delicate, slightly spicy, soft and floral. A world renowned aroma hop with widespread usage in both ale and lager brewing. Used For: Bittering, finishing, & dry hopping
STYRIAN AURORA (SUPER) - 2020 crop • 5-9% Alpha Acids • Dual purpose Hop • The aroma, which is driven by very well balanced essential oils has a spicy yet pleasant hoppiness to it. Used for strong ales, pale ales and bitters
STYRIAN DRAGON - 2019 crop • 5-11% Alpha Acids • A lovely refreshing aroma hop with grapefruit, lemon and a hint of rose. Perfect for anything pale.
STYRIAN FOX - 2019 crop • 2-6% Alpha Acids • A great fruity aroma with blackcurrant, elderflower, tropical fruits, lemongrass, and a touch of marjoram. Great for fruity pales
STYRIAN WOLF - 2021 crop • 10.1% Alpha Acids • Dual purpose Hop • Developed by the Slovenian Institute for Hop Research and Brewing, Styrian Wolf is one of the latest Styrian hops on the market. When brewed, expect intense fruity and floral notes. These include flavours of sweet tropical fruits and complex aromas of mango, elderflower and even a hint of violet. Used for Pale Ale, IPA's, DIPA's, etc.
SUMMIT - 2020 crop -13-15% Alpha Acids • Dual Purpose Hop • Summit is a high alpha, variety. Its aromas have been described as herbal, citrus, grapefruit, and tangerine. It has been used for bittering and dry hopping. Popularity with the DIPA crowd.
TALUS (HBC 692) - 2020 crop • 8-10% Alpha Acids • A punchy hop delivering pink grapefruit, citrus, pine and a touch of herb. Used For: Anything light like NEIPA, Pales, Lager and Wheats
TARGET - 2021 crop • 8.6% Alpha Acids • Dual Purpose Hop • Widely used for high alpha acid content combined with an acceptable aroma. Pleasant English hop aroma, quite intense. Used For: Robust bittering. British ales and lagers
TETTNANG - 2021 crop • 4.2% Alpha Acids • Finishing Hop • Fine, very spicy, mild, floral, very aromatic. Recently established in the U.S., traditional German variety, true noble aroma variety. Used For: US-Style Ales, Wheats, Lagers, Pilsners
ULTRA - 2018 crop • 3-5% AA • Finishing hops • A very fine spicy hops with floral notes. Used widely in Pilsners, Lagers and light ales
VIC SECRET - 2020 crop • 15-19% Alpha Acids • Dual purpose • Lighter and less dominant than Galaxy™, yet there is still more than enough character for Vic Secret™ to embellish the world of beer flavour. BREW TIPS: The clean, distinct fruit and pine characters of Vic Secret™ are best accessed by dry hopping or whirlpool additions. Late kettle additions have been found to impart a pleasant earthy character, but little fruit. She has very high levels of alpha acid so brewers may find it easier to craft the right balance in their beer by dry hopping.
WAI-ITI- 2021 crop • 3.5% Alpha Acids • Aroma Hop • Peach, Apricot, Stonefruit & Citrus make this Kiwi hop a perfect late addition hop. Used For: Most light coloured beers & New World Ales
WAKATU - 2021 crop • 7.1% Alpha Acids • Dual Purpose Hop • Also known as Hallertau Aroma. Used For: Most light coloured beers & New World Ales
WAIMEA - 2020 crop • 16-19% AA • A Big dual purpose hop with a citrus, pine needles and tangerine aroma. A good alternative for Columbus and Pacific Jade.
WARRIOR - 2019 crop • 13-15% AA • Dual purpose hops • Known for its mild aroma with grapefruit, lemon and some piney notes. Great bittering qualities for IPA's.
WGV (Whitbread Goldings Variety) - 2020 crop • 5.4% Alpha Acids • A wonderful earthy, herbal and floral hop. Used For: All English-style beers (Ales, ESB, Bitter), Belgian-style Ales, Barley Wines
WILLAMETTE - 2020 crop • 4-7% Alpha Acids • Finishing Hop • A joyous harmony of flowers, fruit, earth and spice. A quality aroma hop with a smooth soft flavor. Used For: All English-Style Ales, US Pale Ales, US Brown Ales, American Lagers, Porters
WORLD9- 2020 crop • 8-10% AA. A blend of 9 hops from 3 continents. Aromas of Pineapple, citrus & a back kick of grapefruit. Great and pale ale and refreshing IPA's. NEIPA? Not sure if it would suit a NEIPA, but who knows?...
ZAPPA - 2020 crop • 4-8% Alpha Acids • A US hop bomb. Aromas of spice, mango, passion fruit, citrus & pine. Great for IPA's NEIPAs, Fruit Beers and Pale Ales.
CROSSMYLOOF HOP MIXES
ENGLISH TROPICAL - 2020 crop • 5-8% AA. A mix of 5 English grown hops including Jester, Olicana, Godiva, Mystic & Archer that will infuse a tropical aroma into a refreshing English IPA with a difference. 100g late addition/dry hop will do just nicely in a 23 litre brew, but adding another 100g will hit the mark.
FALCONER'S FLIGHT BLEND - 2020 crop • 11-14%AA. This is a commercial blend, so we're not entirely sure what's in it. It's most likely a bunch of US 'C' hops like Citra, Cascade, Centennial, Columbus, Chinook and a few others, but we really don't know :/
NEIPA Mix - 2020 crop • 11-14% AA. A mix of the 4 big hitters to suit a really hoppy beer. Each 100g pack contains 25g Citra, 25g Mosaic, 25g Simcoe and 25g Amarillo. A dry hop of 100g will give a lovely citrusy aroma, but a 100g late addition (say 5 minute boil) and and extra 100g dry hop will really hit the mark
PUNK'D UP! (2010 RECIPE MIX) - 2020 crop • A Blend to match Punk's 2010 recipe that's widely available on their DIY Dog site. Each 100g Pouch contains 32g Chinook (US), 23g Willamette or Ahtanum (whatever we have on hand at the time), 17g Simcoe, 11g Nelson Sauvin, 13g of Cascade (US) and 3g of Amarillo. To get that Punk finish in a 23 litre brew they recommend a 100g wihirpool addition & 200g dry hop addition. *Note the bittering hops will have to be added separately of brewing from scratch
RUSSIAN RIVER PLINY THE ELDER - 2020 crop • 11-14% AA. A mix of hops to clone the fabulous Pliny the Elder. Each 100g includes 16g Columbus, 51g Simcoe and 33g Centennial. In a 23lt brew we recommend using 200g split 50/50 between a flavour addition (say a 5 minute boil) and a dry hop aroma addition. *Note the bittering hops will have to be added separately of brewing from scratch
THORNBRIDGE JAIPUR - 2020 crop • 7-10% AA. The mix is based on the original recipe. Each 100g Pouch contains 35g Chinook (US), 26g Centennial & 39g Ahtanum. To get the best use out of it for a 23 litre brew we recommend a 35g flavour addition (boil for 5 minutes or so) and 65g at flame out with a 20 to 30 minute hops stand. *Note the bittering hops will have to be added separately of brewing from scratch
US 'C HOP' MIX - 2020 crop • 10-13%AA. A blend of US 'C hops' like Citra, Centennial, Columbus, Chinook, Crystal, Cascade and a few others. Perfect for any pale, IPA or NEIPA.
WORLD9 - 2020 crop • 8-10% AA. A lovely grapefruit/pineapple blend of 9 hops from around the world, i.e. New Zealand, Europe, The UK and The USA. A 100g to 200g late addition/dry hop in a 23 litre brew will be perfect for a light tropical pale ale