Hop: Summit


Summit is a semi-dwarf, bred from Zeus, Nugget and gaggle of males in Washington, USA, making the lineage complex. Released in 2003 by American Dwarf Hop Association. Super high alpha acid content makes this hop great for bittering. Aromatics star when used as a dry hop.

General Information

Profile Citrus (tangerine and grapefruit), spicy, and herbal. Larger doses bring on onion and garlic.
Country United States
Substitutes Apollo, Columbus, Simcoe®, Warrior®
Pairs with Amarillo®, Cascade, Chinook, Columbus
Purpose Dual: Aroma and Bittering
Yield 1965 - 2410 lbs/acre
Storage Retains 85 - 88% alpha acid contents after 6 months of storage at 68°F.
Beer Styles IPA, Barley Wine, Imperial Stout
Resistant Powdery mildew, verticillium wilt, and phytophthora root rot.
Susceptible Downy mildew.


Alpha Acid 16.0 - 19.0%
Beta Acid 3.3 - 6.0%
Cohumulone 26.0 - 33.0%


Total Oil 1.5 - 2.5 ml/100g
Myrcene 35.0 - 50.0%
Humulene 15.0 - 25.0%
Caryophyllene 10.0 - 15.0%
Farnesene <1.0%
Linalool 0.2 - 0.4%
B-Pinene 0.3 - 0.6%
Geraniol 0.1 - 0.6%

Additional Characteristics

Growth Rate High
Cones Medium in size, density is moderate to compact
Maturity Middle
Ease of Harvest Difficult

Summit Aroma/Flavor Profile

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Last Updated
  • 2020-11-24 18:31:52 (Added: 2020-11-24 18:31:52)

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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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