Nugget Pellet Hops (1 oz)
Nugget Hops has an acute bitterness from its 12.0%-14.5% alpha acid content. It provides the umph in many beer styles that require the hop jolt including imperial style ales. Its 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
Storage Stability: 76% alpha remaining after 6 months
Typical Beer Style(s): Barley Wine
Possible Substitution(s): Columbus, Galena, Magnum, more...
Source: Beer Legends