Hop: Agnus


Agnus was released in 2001 by Hop Growers Union of the Czech Republic.

Agnus is a bittering hop with herbal and spicy notes. High oil content makes this a useful for dry hopping.

Bred from descendants of Sládek, Saaz, Northern Brewer, Bor and Fuggle. The name is derived from the latin meaning of the person (Frantisek Beranek) attributed to breeding the hop at the Hop Research Company.

General Information

Profile Grassy, green, lychee, orange zest
Country Czechoslovakia
Substitutes Columbus, Magnum, Nugget, Target
Purpose Dual: Aroma and Bittering
Storage Fair to poor
Beer Styles Lagers (Pilsner) and German ales.


Alpha Acid 9.0 - 15.0%
Beta Acid 4.0 - 6.5%
Cohumulone 29.0 - 38.0%


Total Oil 2.0 - 3.0 ml/100g
Myrcene 40.0 - 55.0%
Humulene 15.0 - 20.0%
Caryophyllene 8.0 - 10.0%
Farnesene < 1.0%

Agnus Aroma/Flavor Profile

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Last Updated
  • 2020-05-10 16:01:20 (Added: 2020-05-10 16:01:20)

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  • Dwarf variety hops grow shorter in height than traditional varieties but, importantly, produce the same yield. This combination makes harvest easier.
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  • Storage: is based on the percentage of alpha acids remaining after 6 months at 20*F.
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