Hop: Zenith


Zenith was bred from a seedling selection cross made at Wye College in the 1970s, commercially released in 1987.

Good alpha acid and strong aroma make Zenith a great dual hop. The disease resistance of the hop makes it an important hop. Available for growing at home.

General Information

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Country United Kingdom
Substitutes Northern Brewer, Target, Yeoman
Purpose Dual: Aroma and Bittering
Yield 2000 lbs/acre
Storage Retains 82% alpha acid contents after 6 months of storage at 68°F.
Beer Styles India Pale Ale, Pale Ale, Stout
Resistant Downy Mildew, Powdery Mildew
Susceptible Verticillium Wilt


Alpha Acid 9.0 - 11.0%
Beta Acid 3.0%
Cohumulone 25.0%


Total Oil 1.7 - 1.8 ml/100g
Myrcene 52.3%
Humulene 18.4%
Caryophyllene 6.9%
Farnesene < 1.0%

Additional Characteristics

Growth Rate Moderate to high
Maturity Early
Sex Female
Leaf Color Green
Side Arm Length 12" - 20"
Last Updated
  • 2020-11-18 11:59:09 (Added: 2020-11-18 11:59:09)

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  • Dwarf variety hops grow shorter in height than traditional varieties but, importantly, produce the same yield. This combination makes harvest easier.
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