Hop: Newport


Newport was bred by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), in 1994, to find a mildew resistant replacement for Galena. Parentage of Magnum and USDA 58111M, finally commercially released in 2002. USDA 5811M pedigree of Magnum, Brewer's Gold, Late Grape, Belgium #31, Fuggle and unknown variety.

General Information

Alias New Port
Profile Wine, subtle citrus, balsamic
Country United States
Substitutes Galena, Nugget
Purpose Bittering
Yield 2300 - 2840 lbs/acre
Storage Retains 60% alpha acid contents after 6 months of storage at 68°F.
Beer Styles Stout, Pale Ale, Barley Wine
Resistant Powdery mildew, downy mildew
Susceptible Aphid


Alpha Acid 13.5 - 17.0%
Beta Acid 7.2 - 9.1%
Cohumulone 36.0 - 38.0%


Total Oil 1.6 - 2.5 ml/100g
Myrcene 45.0 - 55.0%
Humulene 15.0 - 20.0%
Caryophyllene 7.0 - 11.0%
Farnesene < 1.0%
Linalool 0.3 - 0.7%
B-Pinene 0.6 - 1.0%
Geraniol 0.2%

Additional Characteristics

Growth Rate Moderate
Cones Medium to large size with loose to moderate density
Maturity Middle to late
Ease of Harvest Difficult


Last Updated
  • 2020-05-11 18:48:47 (Added: 2020-05-11 18:48:47)

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