Hop: Eureka!


Eureka! has parentage of Apollo and Merkur and was developed by Hopsteiner. High oil content drives flavor. Referred to as "Simcoe® on Steroids." Great as a late hop and/or whirlpool.

General Information

Aliases Experimental Pine Fruit, Experimental Variety 05256
Profile Dank, black currant, dark fruit, herbal, pine tree, mint, pungent, light grapefruit, tangerine.
Country United States
Substitutes Columbus, Simcoe®, Summit
Pairs with Apollo, Bravo, Calypso, Lemondrop
Purpose Dual: Aroma and Bittering
Yield 2800 - 3000 lb/acre
Beer Styles American Pale Ale, Cream Ale, IPA, Barleywine


Alpha Acid 18.0 - 19.0%
Beta Acid 5.0 - 6.0%
Cohumulone 26.0 - 28.0%


Total Oil 2.5 - 3.5 ml/100g
Myrcene 42.0 - 44.0%
Humulene 29.0 - 30.0%
Caryophyllene 14.0 - 15.0%
Farnesene 0.1 - 0.3%
Linalool 0.6 - 1.0%

Additional Characteristics

Maturity Late

Eureka! Aroma/Flavor Profile

Last Updated
  • 2020-11-18 09:31:51 (Added: 2020-11-18 09:31:51)

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