Columbus - 100g

Columbus is an American hop that features a punchy hoppiness with a deep engaging aroma and understated citrus character.

It can be used at the beginning of the boil for bittering and as a late addition and dry hop for flavour and aroma.

Characteristics
Purpose Bittering & Aroma
Alpha Acid Composition 14%-18%
Beta Acid Composition 4.5%-6%
Co-Humulone Composition 28%-35%
Country US
Cone Size Medium to large
Cone Density Compact
Seasonal Maturity Mid to late
Yield Amount 2000-2500 kg/hectare (1780-2230 lbs/acre)
Growth Rate Moderate to high
Resistant to
Susceptible to Susceptible to downy mildew and powdery mildew
Storability Retains 50%-60% alpha acid after 6 months storage at 20ºC (68ºF)
Ease of Harvest Difficult
Total Oil Composition 1.5-4.5 mL/100g
Myrcene Oil Composition 25%-55%
Humulene Oil Composition 9%-25%
Caryophyllene Oil 6%-12%
Farnesene Oil 0%-1%
Substitutes Zeus, Chinook, Northern Brewer, Nugget, Target, Warrior®, Millenium, Bullion
Style Guide Imperial Brown Ale, Barley Wine, Imperial Stout, American Ales, Stout