Hop Plant Variety: Comet

Comet was bred to address the need for higher alpha hops, its flavor profile rests heavily on a strong accent of grapefruit.   It features solid bitter capabilities, but recently there has been a surge in its use as a dry hop in ales and IPA’s


Alpha Acids: 9-11%

Beta: 4-6%

Yield #’s / acre: 1,700 – 2,000

Purpose: Dual

Co-Humulone:  41%

Seasonal Maturity: Late

Growth Rate: Very High

Sidearm Length: 24-40”

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Resistant to:

Susceptible to: Downy Mildew

Style Guide: Ales, IPA’s, and Lagers

Aroma: Citrus, Fruity, Earthy

Substitutes: Galena, Summit


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