Galena is a high alpha variety that was developed in the Idaho state breeding program in 1978. It has balanced bittering properties combined with an agreeable aroma profile. Galena’s storage stability is excellent. It is often used in both English and American-style Ales.
Alpha Acids: 11.5-13.5%
Yield #’s / acre: 1,700 – 2,100
Seasonal Maturity: Mid
Growth Rate: Moderate
Sidearm Length: 20-40”
Cone Size: Medium
Cone Density: Compact
Resistant to: Downy Mildew
Susceptible to: Powdery Mildew, and Aphids
Style Guide: Stouts, IPA’s, Barley Wine, Ales
Aroma: Stone Fruit, Citrus, Spicy
Substitutes: Nugget, Columbus, Zeus, Chinook, Eroica, Newport, Cluster, Brewers Gold
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