Hop Name: Nugget

Common Usage: Bittering

Hop Characteristics
Alpha Range:12.0 - 14.5%
Beta Range:12.0 - 14.5%
Cohumulone Range:22.0 - 26.0%
Humulene Range:16.0 - 19.0%
Myrcene Range:48.0 - 55.0%
Farnesene Range:0.0 - 1.0%
Caryophyllene Range:7.0 - 9%
Total Oil Range:1.8 - 2.2 mL/100g
Nugget’s super alpha acid content, low beta and low cohumulone percentages give it an excellent bittering kick popular in IPAs, Imperials, and other super hoppy brews. Daughter of Brewer’s Gold and mother of Millennium, Nugget’s popularity grew quickly. From release in 1982, by 1987 it was producing 14% of the Northwest’s hops. It’s high myrcene content plus the high alpha content results in a green, herbal aroma. Nugget is a preferred choice of hop-loving brewers all across the U.S. and has gained popularity in Europe.

Commonly used in:
Barley Wine
Origin: US
Storage: ~76% alpha remaining after 6 months
Mild and pleasant with spicy, herbal tones

Possible Substitutions:
Brewer's Gold (US)  Cluster  Eroica  Galena  Warrior  Target  Brewer's Gold  Columbus  Magnum (US)  Magnum  Bitter Gold  Bravo  Chelan  Chinook  Millennium  Newport  Northern Brewer (US)  Northern Brewer (DE)  Apollo  Neoplanta