Crystal Hop Plant

Crystal Hop Description

Crystal is a triploid variety that was bred by U.S.D.A. from Hallertau mf, Cascade, Northern Brewer, and Early Green. It is perceived as the most pungent of the triploid Hallertau family of hops, and is increasingly popular among U.S. craft brewers. It is a versatile variety that is used in Pilsners and Lagers, as well as in ESB’s and American and Belgian-style Ales.

Country of Origin: US

Alpha Acids 3.5-4.5%
Beta: 4.5-6.5%
Yield #’s / acre 1,200 – 2,000

Purpose: Aroma

Co-Humulone  21-26%

Seasonal Maturity: Late

Growth Rate: Very High

Sidearm Length: 24-48”

Cone Size:
Cone Density:

Resistant to: 
Susceptible to: Moderately to Downy Mildew

Style Guide: Pilsners, Lagers, ESB’s, Ales, Stouts, IPA’s, Bitters

Aroma: Citrus, Fruity, Earthy, Spicy, Floral

Substitutes: Mt Hood, Liberty, Hallertau, Ultra


If you’d like more information on other hop varieties we have available, select the variety you’re interested in below.

AlphAroma, Bramling, Canadian Redvine,  Cascade,  Cashmere,  Centennial,  Chinook,          Cluster L8 Columbia,  Comet,  Crystal,  Eroica,  Fuggle H,  Galena,  Glacier,  Hallertau m.fHorizon,  Liberty,  Magnum,  Mt Hood,  Mt Rainier,  NewPort,  Northern Brewer,  NuggetOlympic,   Oregon Cluster,  PerlePocket Talisman,  Saaz 72,  Sorachi AceSterling,               Styrian Golding,  Tahoma,  Teamaker,  Tettnanger Triple PearlTriumphUK SerebriankaUltra,  VanGuard,  Willamette,  Yakima Gold,  Zatecki Cerveni,  Zeus