Named after the famous Oregon volcano, Mt. Hood is an aroma variety that was bred from the German Hallertauer variety and released in 1989 from the U.S.D.A. breeding program in Oregon. It has clear similarities to German Hallertauer and Hersbrucker, and is typically used in Lagers, Pilsners, Bocks, Wheat, Alt, and Helles beers.
Alpha Acids: 4-7%
Yield #’s / acre: 1,450 – 1,750
Seasonal Maturity: Early to Mid
Growth Rate: Moderate to High
Sidearm Length: 20-40”
Cone Size: Medium
Cone Density: Moderate to Compact
Resistant to: Moderately to Downy Mildew
Style Guide: Lagers, Pilsners, Bocks, Wheat, Helles,
Aroma: Spicy, Earthy, Herbal
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