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.

Yield(lbs per acre) 1,800 – 2,200

Alpha Acids 11.5 – 14.0%

Beta Acids 4.2 – 5.8%

Cohumulone(% of alpha acids) 22 – 26%

Hop Quarantine restrictions: Cannot ship to WA, OR, or ID

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