Mt Hood Hop Plant

Mt Hood Hop Description

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.

Country of Origin: US

Alpha Acids 4-7%
Beta: 5-8%
Yield #’s / acre 1,450 – 1,750

Purpose: Aroma

Co-Humulone  21-23%

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
Susceptible to: 

Style Guide:  Lagers, Pilsners, Bocks, Wheat, Helles,

Aroma: Spicy, Earthy, Herbal

Substitutes: Crystal

If you’d like more information on our other hop varieties, we have available as hops starter plants select the variety you’re interested in below.

AlphAroma, Bramling,  Cascade,  Cashmere,  Centennial,  Chinook,  Cluster L8 Columbia,  Comet,  Crystal,  Eroica,  Fuggle H,  Galena,  Glacier,  Hallertau m.f,  Horizon,  Liberty,  Magnum,  Mt Hood,  Mt Rainier,  NewPort,  Northern Brewer,  NuggetOlympic,   Oregon Cluster,  PerlePocket Talisman,  Saaz 72,  Sorachi AceSterling, Styrian Golding,  Tahoma,  Teamaker,  Tettnanger Triple Pearl,   UK Serebrianka,  Ultra,  VanGuard,  Willamette,  Yakima GoldZatecki Cerveni,  Zeus