Hop Plant Variety: Ultra

Ultra was bred by U.S.D.A. from a tetraploid Hallertau mf cultivar and a Saazer-type male diploid genotype. It is a half-sister to Mt. Hood, Liberty, and Crystal. Ultra has a mild and pleasant Saaz-like aroma. It has very low alpha acids compared to most U.S. aroma varieties.


Alpha Acids: 2-3.5%

Beta: 3-4.5%

Yield #’s / acre 1,600-1,800

Purpose: Aroma

Co-Humulone 25-35%

Seasonal Maturity: Late

Growth Rate: Low to Moderate

Sidearm Length: 24-36”

Cone Size: Small

Cone Density: Moderate

Resistant to: Moderately to Downy Mildew

Susceptible to:

Style Guide:  Ales, Lagers, Pilsner, Oktoberfest, Bock

Aroma: Floral, Spicy

Substitutes:  Tettnanger, Saaz, Hallertau m.f, Liberty


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