Hop: Chelan


Chelan is a daughter of Galena, bred by John I. Hass, Inc and released in 1994.

General Information

Profile Mild floral and citrus.
Country United States
Substitutes Galena, Nugget
Purpose Bittering
Yield 2000 - 2400 lbs/acre
Storage Retains 80% alpha acid contents after 6 months of storage at 68°F.
Beer Styles American Ale
Resistant Verticillium wilt
Susceptible Downy mildew (moderate)


Alpha Acid 12.0-14.5%
Beta Acid 8.5-9.8%
Cohumulone 33.0-35.0%


Total Oil 1.5-1.9 ml/100g
Myrcene 45.0-55.0%
Humulene 12.0-15.0%
Caryophyllene 9.0-12.0%
Farnesene <1.0%

Additional Characteristics

Maturity Early to middle

Chelan Aroma/Flavor Profile

Fact Sheet(s)

Last Updated
  • 2020-05-10 16:36:49 (Added: 2020-05-10 16:36:49)

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  • Storage: is based on the percentage of alpha acids remaining after 6 months at 20*F.
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