Hop: Mount Rainier


Mount Rainier is bred from Magnum and USDA male in 1994, being released to the public in 2009. Oregon State Univerisy worked with United States Department of Agriculture to breed Mt. Rainer.

It seems that this hop is no longer being produced.

General Information

Alias Mt. Rainier
Profile Grass, cedar, and tea, with hints of citrus and licorice.
Country United States
Substitutes Fuggle, Hallertau
Purpose Dual: Aroma and Bittering
Yield 1200 - 1800 lbs/acre
Beer Styles Lager, Porter
Susceptible Downy mildew, powdery mildew


Alpha Acid 5.0 - 9.4%
Beta Acid 5.0 - 7.0%
Cohumulone 20.0 - 25.0%


Total Oil 0.2 - 2.2 ml/100g
Myrcene N/A
Humulene N/A
Caryophyllene N/A
Farnesene < 1.0%

Additional Characteristics

Growth Rate Moderate to high
Maturity Medium early

Mount Rainier Aroma/Flavor Profile


Last Updated
  • 2020-11-25 08:44:03 (Added: 2020-11-25 08:44:03)

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