Hop: Oktawia


Octavia was bred in Poland is a cross between Brewer's Gold, Northern Brewer, and a wild hop from the former Yugoslavia.

Oktawia offers rich aromas of melon, white grape, lime, and fresh cucumber. The hop was close to extinction until Olimp Brewery used it in a single hop pale ale, Zefir, that received great reviews.

General Information

Alias Octavia
Profile Melon, White Grape, Lime, and Cucumber
Country Poland
Substitutes Brewer's Gold, Marynka, Northern Brewer
Pairs with Iunga, Magnum, Mosaic®
Purpose Aroma
Beer Styles Pilsner, American Pale Ale, American India Pale Ale, Altbier


Alpha Acid 6.9 - 9.3%
Beta Acid 3.8%
Cohumulone 2.6%


Total Oil 1.6 ml/100g
Myrcene 50.8%
Humulene 10.3%
Caryophyllene 5.7%
Farnesene N/A
Last Updated
  • 2020-12-14 14:10:58 (Added: 2020-12-14 14:10:58)

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