Nugget Hop Plant

Nugget Hop Description

Nugget is a high alpha variety released in 1983 from the U.S.D.A. breeding program in Oregon. It is characterized by a mild herbal aroma, a low proportion of cohumulone, and good storage stability. It is used by brewers both for bittering and for its aroma profile. Nugget is one of the most widely grown varieties in Oregon and also has significant acreage in Washington State.

Country of Origin: US

Alpha Acids 11.5-14%
Beta: 4.2-5.8%
Yield #’s / acre 1,800 – 2,200

Purpose: Dual

Co-Humulone  22-30%

Seasonal Maturity: Mid to Late

Growth Rate: Moderate

Sidearm Length: 20-40”

Cone Size: Medium to Large
Cone Density: Compact  

Resistant to:  Downy Mildew, Powdery Mildew
Susceptible to: 

Style Guide:  IPA’s, Imperials

Aroma: Spicy, Herbal

Substitutes: Galena

If you’d like more information on other hop varieties we have available, 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