Hop: McKenzie


McKenzie is the first hop variety released by the West Coast Hop Breeding Company. It took five years of breeding before the hop was released. Named after a river the breeder for West Coast Hop Breeding Company grew up fishing.

Initially available in 2021 with acreage ramping up since. More pine, resin forward when used in the boil, post boil will bring out the fruitiness.

General Information

Alias C-148
Profile Stone fruit (nectarine), tropical (grapefruit, lemon), sweet tart, pine resin, herbal, and dank.
Country United States
Substitutes Centennial, Chinook, Citra®, Fuggle, Mosaic®
Purpose Aroma
Beer Styles West Coast IPA, American Pale Ale, Hazy IPA


Alpha Acid 9.0 - 11.0%
Beta Acid 8.0 - 9.0%
Cohumulone N/A


Total Oil 2.0 - 3.0 ml/100g
Myrcene N/A
Humulene N/A
Caryophyllene N/A
Farnesene N/A


Last Updated
  • 2024-03-15 10:20:24 (Added: 2024-03-15 10:20:24)

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