Hop: Melba


Melba was bred by Ellerslie Hop Estate and has a hop oil content similar to Galaxy. Has parentage of Brewer's Gold and unknown male variety.

General Information

Alias The dame of hops
Profile Passion fruit, grapefruit, and citrus
Country Australia
Substitutes Galaxy
Purpose Dual: Aroma and Bittering
Yield 2000 - 2500 lbs/acre
Beer Styles IPA, American Pale Ale


Alpha Acid 7.0 - 10.0%
Beta Acid 2.5 - 5.0%
Cohumulone 25.0 - 35.0%


Total Oil 2.0 - 4.0 ml/100g
Myrcene N/A
Humulene N/A
Caryophyllene N/A
Farnesene N/A

Additional Characteristics

Cones Compact density
Maturity Early

Melba Aroma/Flavor Profile

Fact Sheet(s)

Last Updated
  • 2020-11-23 08:26:51 (Added: 2020-11-23 08:26:51)

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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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  • Storage: is based on the percentage of alpha acids remaining after 6 months at 20*F.
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