Hop Plant Variety: Columbia

Columbia enjoyed a small production in the 1980’s, but was later discontinued in favor of Willamette. However, when craft brewers discovered the amazing pungent kick of hoppiness combined with its lemon citrus twist, they clamored to have it brought back.


Alpha Acids: 6.8-11.5%

Beta: 2.9-5.6%

Yield #’s / acre: 1,200 – 1,500

Purpose: Aroma

Co-Humulone:  40%

Seasonal Maturity: Late

Growth Rate:

Sidearm Length: 24-40”

Cone Size: Medium

Cone Density:

Resistant to:  Downy Mildew

Susceptible to:

Style Guide: Ales

Aroma: Citrus, Fruity, Earthy

Substitutes: Willamette


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