Ultra Hop Plant

Ultra Hop Description

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.

Country of Origin: US

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


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

AlphAroma, Bramling, Canadian Redvine,  Cascade,  Cashmere,  Centennial,  Chinook,          Cluster L8 Columbia,  Comet,  Crystal,  Eroica,  Fuggle H,  Galena,  Glacier,  Hallertau m.fHorizon,  Liberty,  Magnum,  Mt Hood,  Mt Rainier,  NewPort,  Northern Brewer,  NuggetOlympic,   Oregon Cluster,  PerlePocket Talisman,  Saaz 72,  Sorachi AceSterling,               Styrian Golding,  Tahoma,  Teamaker,  Tettnanger Triple PearlTriumphUK SerebriankaUltra,  VanGuard,  Willamette,  Yakima Gold,  Zatecki Cerveni,  Zeus