Hop: Calypso


Calypso was bred a Hopsteiner Breeding Program. The hop is a cross between a Hopsteiner male derived from Nugget, USDA 19058m and Hopsteiner breeding female 98005.

Calypso explodes with aroma that make it a great for dry hopping.

General Information

Profile Pear, apple, tropical fruit, lime
Country United States
Substitutes Cascade, Galena, Huell Melon
Pairs with Cascade, Centennial, El Dorado®, Mosaic®
Purpose Dual: Aroma and Bittering
Yield 2500 - 2700 lbs/acre
Storage Retains 65 - 70% alpha acid contents after 6 months of storage at 68°F.
Beer Styles American Pale Ale, IPA, Stout
Tolerant Downy mildew, verticillium wilt
Susceptible Powdery mildew


Alpha Acid 12.0 - 14.0%
Beta Acid 5.0 - 6.0%
Cohumulone 40.0 - 42.0%


Total Oil 1.6 - 2.5 ml/100g
Myrcene 30.0 - 45.0%
Humulene 20.0 - 35.0%
Caryophyllene 9.0 - 15.0%
Farnesene < 1.0%
Linalool 0.3 - 0.5%

Additional Characteristics

Growth Rate Vigorous
Cones Very large with compact density
Maturity Early

Calypso Aroma/Flavor Profile

Last Updated
  • 2020-11-17 19:38:37 (Added: 2020-11-17 19:38:37)

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