Crystal, along with its closely-related friends, Liberty and Ultra, is an American impression of Hallertau Mittelfruh. Its ancestry includes German Hallertau Mittelfruh, Cascade, Brewers Gold and Early Green and has been used in milder-style beers requiring the noble flavors traditionally associated with European varieties.

  • Aroma: Spicy, Floral
  • Maturity: Mid Season
  • Yield: 1200 – 2000 lbs/acre

Beers we found on the Interwebs that reportedly use Crystal hops:

Ithaca Beer Company Pale Ale
Hadrian and Border Brewery Byker Gem
Rogue Brewing Company Brutal Bitter
Troegs Brewing Company Artisan Ale

Typical Analytical Range
Alpha Acid Range %: 3.5-5.5%
Beta Acid Range %: 4.5-6.5%
Co-Humulone as % of alpha: 20-26%
Total Oils mls/100gr.: 1-1.5% ml/100gr

 

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