Hop: Cekin


Cekin was bred at the Hop Research Institute in Zalec, Slovenia by Dr. Dragica Kraij in the 1980s from Aurora and an unknown Yugoslavian male hop. A sister to Cicero. Not grown commercially in large quantities due to lack of brewer interest. Aroma is similar to Styrian Golding.

General Information

Profile Similar aroma to Styrian: pleasant continental aroma.
Country Slovenia
Substitutes N/A
Purpose Aroma
Yield Good
Storage Retains 79% alpha acid contents after 6 months of storage at 68°F.
Resistant Downy mildew (moderate)


Alpha Acid 5.4 - 7.9%
Beta Acid 1.9 - 2.8%
Cohumulone 20.0 - 27.0%


Total Oil 1.07 ml/100g
Myrcene 40.5 - 57.8%
Humulene 13.0 - 22.9%
Caryophyllene N/A
Farnesene 5.5 - 11.5%

Additional Characteristics

Growth Rate Good
Maturity Mid late to late
Sex Female
Leaf Color Dark green
Side Arm Length 12 - 20 inches
Last Updated
  • 2021-09-14 20:51:58 (Added: 2021-09-14 20:51:58)

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