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Hop: Ultra

Hops Catalog

Description

Ultra is a triplod variety first bred in the United States in 1983, released to the public in 1995 as a noble hop replacement.
Ultra is a cross between Hallertaue and Saaz. Well suited for lagers.

General Information

Profile Mild spicy aroma and flavor. Mild.
Country United States
Substitutes Hallertauer Tradition, Liberty, Saaz, Tettnanger
Purpose Aroma
Yield 1800 - 2000 lbs/acre
Storage Medium.
Beer Styles Pilsner, Bock, Blonde Ale, Oktoberfest
Resistant Downy mildew (moderate), verticillium wilt (moderate)

Acids

Alpha Acid 2.0 - 5.0%
Beta Acid 3.0 - 5.0%
Cohumulone 23.0 - 38.0%

Oils

Total Oil 0.8 - 1.2 ml/100g
Myrcene 25.0 - 35.0%
Humulene 30.2 - 40.0%
Caryophyllene 10.0 - 15.0%
Farnesene < 1.0%

Additional Characteristics

Growth Rate Moderate to vigorous
Cones Small size with moderate density
Maturity Medium to late
Ease of Harvest Difficult
Sex Female
Leaf Color Dark green
Side Arm Length 24" - 36"
Last Updated
  • 2020-05-14 05:56:57
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Did you know?
  • Dwarf variety hops grow shorter in height than traditional varieties but, importantly, produce the same yield. This combination makes harvest easier.
Explanations
  • Storage: is based on the percentage of alpha acids remaining after 6 months at 20*F.
  • Oil composition percetages are based on the total percentage of oil in the hop. Example: 10 - 20% means that for the specific oil it is 10 - 20% of the overall oil make up.
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