Nugget Pellet Hops
Nugget Hops has an acute bitterness from its 12.0%-14.5% alpha acid content. It provides the oomph in many beer styles that require the hop jolt including imperial style ales. It is a dual use hops that has green, herbal aroma. It has a relatively low co-humulone oil content. The myrcene oil is on the high side, which helps provide some of the woody tones.
Nugget is an extremely popular hops for brewing. It was bred partly for its storage capacity, and holds 70%-80% of its alpha acid content after 6 months storage at 20 degrees celsius.
Brewing Usage: Bittering
Pedigree: Lineage includes Brewer's Gold, Canterbury Golding and Early Green
Aroma: Green, wood, ginger, earthy
Typical Alpha Acid Level: 12-15%
Typical Beer Style(s): Barley Wine, Lager, Pilsner, Pale Ale
Possible Substitution(s): Columbus, Galena, Magnum