Hop: Altus


Altus was developed by Hopsteiner with lineage of Apollo and Target. Teamed with high alpha and oil content, makes Altus a great dual use hop.

Altus was named after the Latin adjective Altum; meaning high, elevated or a level above.

General Information

Alias Experimental #07270
Profile Spicy, resinous, tangerine, dank, herbal, grassy.
Country United States
Substitutes Apollo
Purpose Dual: Aroma and Bittering
Yield 2855 - 3100 lbs/acre
Beer Styles Mexican Lager, IPA
Resistant Powdery mildew


Alpha Acid 15.0 - 18.5%
Beta Acid 4.0 - 5.2%
Cohumulone 26.0 - 29.0%


Total Oil 3.0 - 4.4%
Myrcene 46.5%
Humulene 18.1%
Caryophyllene 9.8%
Farnesene 0.10 - 0.30%
Linalool 0.9 - 1.2%

Additional Characteristics

Cones Large and high chemical components.

Altus Aroma/Flavor Profile

Last Updated
  • 2020-11-18 10:56:47 (Added: 2020-11-18 10:56:47)

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