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Hop: Columbia

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Description

Columbia is no longer produced at the commercial level. It was initially bred in the 1960s for Budweiser. It is cross of Fuggle and a sister to Wilamette. Columbia has been replaced with Wilammete.

Returned to production in 2011 to be used in various craft beers.

General Information

Profile Citrus (lemon, pineapple).
Country United States
Substitutes Fuggle
Purpose Aroma
Yield 1800 - 2200 lbs/acre
Storage Retains 72% alpha acid contents after 6 months of storage at 68°F.
Beer Styles Light Lager, Amber, Porter, Stout
Resistant Verticillium wilt, downy mildew

Acids

Alpha Acid 7.6 - 9.0%
Beta Acid 4.0%
Cohumulone 40.0%

Oils

Total Oil 1.2 ml/100g
Myrcene 54.0%
Humulene 17.0%
Caryophyllene 7.0%
Farnesene 4.1%

Additional Characteristics

Growth Rate Vigorous
Cones Medium size
Maturity Medium to late
Sex Female
Leaf Color Dark green
Side Arm Length 24" - 40"
Last Updated
  • 2020-05-10 17:02:10
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Did you know?
  • Dwarf variety hops grow shorter in height than traditional varieties but, importantly, produce the same yield. This combination makes harvest easier.
Explanations
  • Storage: is based on the percentage of alpha acids remaining after 6 months at 20*F.
  • Oil composition percetages are based on the total percentage of oil in the hop. Example: 10 - 20% means that for the specific oil it is 10 - 20% of the overall oil make up.
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