Hop Plant Variety: Galena

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%

Beta: 7.2-8.7%

Yield #’s / acre: 1,700 – 2,100

Purpose: Dual

Co-Humulone:  39%

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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