Hop Plant Variety: Olympic

Olympic was released in the mid 1980’s genetically derived from Brewers Gold (3/4), Fuggle, East Kent Golding, Bavarian, and the fifth unknown variety. Olympic is grown primarily in Washington State.   It has a spicy citrus aroma.


Alpha Acids: 10.6-13.8%

Beta: 3.8-6.1%

Yield #’s / acre: 1,600 – 2,200

Purpose: Dual

Co-Humulone:  31%

Seasonal Maturity: Mid to late

Growth Rate: Very High

Sidearm Length: 18-36”

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Resistant to:  Moderately to Downy Mildew

Susceptible to:

Style Guide: American Lager, American Ale, Pale Ale

Aroma: Citrus, Spicy

Substitutes: Chinook, Galena, Nugget


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