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Beer Maverick has found 41 hops that have been classified as having Earthy aroma and/or flavor characteristics. The most popular secondary descriptors of this subset of hops are citrus (19), floral (16), herbal (16), spicy (11) & fruity (10).

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Ahtanum

Purpose: Aroma  •  Country: USA  •  αA: 3.5-6.5%  •  βA: 4-6.5%  •  CoH: 30-35%  •  Oils: 0.5-1.7 mL/100g

Ahtanum hops have aroma descriptors of citrus grapefruit and geranium and along with floral, piney and earth tones. Not as bitter as other hops, and used primarily for its aromatic properties....

Other aroma descriptors include citrus, grapefruit, geranium, pine, floral, cedar & lemon.

Amethyst

Purpose: Aroma  •  Country: CZH  •  αA: 3.5-6%  •  βA: 7-8%  •  CoH: 20-28%  •  Oils: 0.4-1.0 mL/100g

The Amethyst hops have aroma characters that include subtl citrus, earthy and spicy notes....

Other aroma descriptors include citrus & spicy.

Aurum

Purpose: Aroma  •  Country: GER  •  αA: 3.5-5.7%  •  βA: 3.1%  •  CoH: 20-23%  •  Oils: 0.5-1.7 mL/100g

Aurum hops combine hoppy nuances with a fruity taste. They are suitable for classic German beers with spicy, fruity and floral aromas. It has exceptionally fine and delicate classic hop aromas with spicy-herbal notes and - depending on the timing of its addition - fresh citrus aromas. ...

Other aroma descriptors include spicy, fruity, floral, mild, herbal, citrus & noble.

Celeia

Purpose: Aroma  •  Country: SLO  •  αA: 3-6%  •  βA: 2-4%  •  CoH: 25-29%  •  Oils: 0.6-3.6 mL/100g

Specific aroma descriptors of this hop include noble characteristics. It is distinctively more floral than Styrian Golding or Fuggle hops....

Other aroma descriptors include noble, floral, lavender, spicy & herbal.

Cluster

Purpose: Dual  •  Country: USA  •  αA: 5.5-9%  •  βA: 4.5-6%  •  CoH: 33-43%  •  Oils: 0.4-1 mL/100g

Cluster has specific aroma descriptors that include floral, earthy and sweet fruit. Cluster is an excellent dual-purpose hop and is often used in the reproduction of historical beer styles....

Other aroma descriptors include floral & sweet_fruit.

Columbus

Purpose: Dual  •  Country: USA  •  αA: 14-18%  •  βA: 4.5-6%  •  CoH: 28-35%  •  Oils: 2.5-4.5 mL/100g

Specific aroma descriptors of the Columbus hop includes earthiness, black pepper, licorice, spice (curry) and subtle citrus. The floral and citrus notes from the Columbus hop come out in both aroma and flavor, but can be pungent. This strong flavor and aroma make the Columbus hop great for late addi...

Other aroma descriptors include black_pepper, licorice, curry, spicy, citrus, floral, pungent, dank & cannabis.

Falconer's Flight 7CS

Purpose: Dual  •  Country: USA  •  αA: 9-10.5%  •  βA: 4.7-5.1%  •  CoH: 48%  •  Oils: 1.3-2 mL/100g

This hop blend includes the 7 American "C" hops: Cascade, Centennial, Chinook, Citra, Cluster, Columbus and Crystal in addition to other experimental varieties. Specific aroma descriptors include distinct tropical, floral, lemon, pine and grapefruit characteristics....

Other aroma descriptors include fruity, citrus & spicy.

Hallertau Taurus

Purpose: Dual  •  Country: UK  •  αA: 12-17.9%  •  βA: 4-6%  •  CoH: 20-25%  •  Oils: 0.9-1.5 mL/100g

Hallertau Taurus is a hop with earthy aromas and hints of chocolate, banana, spice, pepper, curry. This hop has the highest xanthohumol content of any hop, which is a potent antioxidant....

Other aroma descriptors include chocolate, banana, spicy, pepper & curry.

Hallertau Tradition

Purpose: Aroma  •  Country: GER  •  αA: 4.6-7%  •  βA: 3-6%  •  CoH: 23-30%  •  Oils: 0.5-1.9 mL/100g

Hallertau Tradtion, or commonly referred to as just 'Tradition', adds an earthy and grassy character atop a nose of nectar fruits. ...

Other aroma descriptors include grassy, nectar, fruity & noble.

HBC 472

Purpose: Aroma  •  Country: USA  •  αA: 7-11%  •  βA: 7-9%  •  CoH: 44%  •  Oils: 1.5-2.5 mL/100g

The aroma of the HBC472 hop cones consists of floral, woody, earthy, and coconut. In beer, this hop delivers a surprising fruity note along with its distinctive coconut-woody character. When hopped aggressively in IPA style beers, citrus and grapefruit aromas rule, but a fascinating whiskey/bourbon ...

Other aroma descriptors include woody, floral, coconut, fruity, citrus, grapefruit & whiskey.

Idaho 7

Purpose: Aroma  •  Country: USA  •  αA: 9.5-14.9%  •  βA: 3.5-5.0%  •  CoH: 30-40%  •  Oils: 1.0-2.0 mL/100g

Idaho 7 hops are known for their juicy tropical fruit and citrus flavors (think apricot, orange, red grapefruit, papaya) with big notes of resin-y pine and hints of floral and black tea. Use the Idaho 7 hop as a single hop or as a late addition. The high oil content make this ideal for dry hopping a...

Other aroma descriptors include black_currant, tropical_fruit, citrus, apricot, orange, grapefruit, papaya, resin, pine, floral & black_tea.

Independence

Purpose: Aroma  •  Country: USA  •  αA: 4.7%  •  βA: 1.5%  •  CoH: 20-21%  •  Oils: 0.4 mL/100g

Paying homage to the classic hops, Independence blend merges old world with new world spirit giving a truly American aroma and flavor profile. Bringing forth tobacco, earthy, pine and grassy notes with citrus and herbs to support the aroma profile, Independence symbolizes the pioneer spirit carried ...

Other aroma descriptors include floral, citrus, stone_fruit, herbal, tobacco, pine & grassy.

Junga

Purpose: Bittering  •  Country: POL  •  αA: 10-14%  •  βA: 5-8%  •  CoH: 29-34%  •  Oils: 1.5-2.6 mL/100g

While some call Junga a dual-purpose hop, it is mainly used for bittering. Has limited potential for aroma or dry hopping use. Sometimes Iunga or Lunga. This varietal is high in alpha acids (10-13%) and most frequently utilized for bittering. However, if used for aroma, Junga hops give blackcurrant,...

Other aroma descriptors include spicy, fruity, grapefruit & black_currant.

Lawton

Purpose: Bittering  •  Country: USA  •  αA: 3.5-4.0%  •  βA: 3.0-3.2%  •  CoH: %  •  Oils: 0.25 mL/100g

Lawton hops have pungent, woody & earthy aromas, not citrusy at all, but totally dank. ...

Other aroma descriptors include pungent, woody & dank.

Lumberjack

Purpose: Dual  •  Country: CAN  •  αA: 9-12%  •  βA: %  •  CoH: %  •  Oils: mL/100g

BC Hop Co.’s proprietary hop, Lumberjack, aroma can be described as predominately bitter with notes of melon, sweet citrus, and spices like clove and allspice. A slight earthiness softens this hop, producing a pleasant mouth-feel in the beer....

Other aroma descriptors include melon, citrus, spices, clove, allspice & bitter.

Marynka

Purpose: Dual  •  Country: POL  •  αA: 7.5-12%  •  βA: 10-13%  •  CoH: 26-33%  •  Oils: 1.8-3.3 mL/100g

Key flavors of the Marynka hop include hay, licorice, lemon, grapefruit and aniseed. While it is primarily used for bittering, it can also be used to provide a strong earthy, herbal aroma....

Other aroma descriptors include hay, licorice, lemon, grapefruit, anise, herbal & citrus.

Merkur

Purpose: Dual  •  Country: GER  •  αA: 12-16.2%  •  βA: 4.5-7.3%  •  CoH: 17-20%  •  Oils: 2-3 mL/100g

Merkur has aroma descriptors that include sugar, pineapple and mint. In some dual-purpose applications, Merkur displays subtle earth and citrus notes....

Other aroma descriptors include sugar, pineapple, mint & citrus.

Mosaic

Purpose: Dual  •  Country: USA  •  αA: 11.5-13.5%  •  βA: 3.2-3.9%  •  CoH: 24-26%  •  Oils: 1.0-1.5 mL/100g

Mosaic has quite the complex flavor and aroma profile, which lends to its name. This hop is most noted for its blueberry and tropical aromas, but is also known to have citrus, grassy, pine, spice, tangerine, papaya, rose, earthy, floral (blossoms), and bubble gum descriptors. The aroma/flavor de...

Other aroma descriptors include blueberry, tropical_fruit, citrus, grassy, pine, spicy, tangerine, papaya, rose, blossom, bubblegum & grapefruit.

Moutere

Purpose: Dual  •  Country: NZ  •  αA: 17.5-19.5%  •  βA: 8-10%  •  CoH: 24-28%  •  Oils: 1.5-1.9 mL/100g

Moutere hops have intensely tropical and fruity with dominant grapefruit and passion fruit notes. It also has undertones of spry hay, earthy baking spice, and resinous pine....

Other aroma descriptors include tropical_fruit, grapefruit, passion_fruit, hay & pine.

Newport

Purpose: Bittering  •  Country: USA  •  αA: 10.5-17%  •  βA: 5.5-9.1%  •  CoH: 36-38%  •  Oils: 1.3-3.6 mL/100g

Newport hops have aroma descriptors that include earth, citrus, wine and balsamic. It contains high alpha acid, co-humulone and myrcene content, offering more distinct aroma characteristics than its parents....

Other aroma descriptors include wine, balsamic & citrus.

Nugget

Purpose: Dual  •  Country: USA  •  αA: 9.5-16%  •  βA: 3.0-5.8%  •  CoH: 22-30%  •  Oils: 0.9-3.3 mL/100g

Nugget is an excellent high-alpha bittering hop for most craft styles that can also be used for its mild, pleasant and herbal aroma notes....

Other aroma descriptors include herbal, citrus, ginger, pineapple, geranium, lychee, herbal & coconut.

Pacific Crest

Purpose: Aroma  •  Country: USA  •  αA: 3.9%  •  βA: 3.0%  •  CoH: 27%  •  Oils: 0.5 mL/100g

This blend connects the classic noble varieties with an American influence. Bringing together grassy, earthy and tobacco characteristics with mild floral, spicy, herbal and pine. The Pacific Crest Blend is a specifically formulated hop blend that targets the hallmark profiles and terpene ratios of ...

Other aroma descriptors include noble, tobacco, grassy, floral, spicy, herbal & pine.

Pahto

Purpose: Bittering  •  Country: USA  •  αA: 17-20%  •  βA: 4.5-6%  •  CoH: 26-32%  •  Oils: 1.0-2.5 mL/100g

When used as a bittering addition hop, Pahto provides a very neutral flavor to beer, and a pleasant, smooth bitterness. The aroma profile of the hop cone is described as herbal, earthy, woody, and resinous with some fruit....

Other aroma descriptors include neutral, herbal, clean & smooth.

Perle (GR)

Purpose: Aroma  •  Country: GER  •  αA: 4-9%  •  βA: 2.5-5%  •  CoH: 29-35%  •  Oils: 0.5-2.5 mL/100g

Specific aroma descriptors of the German Perle hop include herbal and spicy with delicate floral, fruit and mint tones....

Other aroma descriptors include floral, fruity, mint, stone_fruit, herbal & slightly_spicy.

Saaz (CZ)

Purpose: Aroma  •  Country: CZH  •  αA: 2-5%  •  βA: 4-8%  •  CoH: 23-26%  •  Oils: 0.4-1 mL/100g

Czech Republic Saaz has aroma descriptors that include mild with pleasant earthy, herbal and floral overtones....

Other aroma descriptors include herbal, floral, mild & noble.

Saaz (US)

Purpose: Aroma  •  Country: USA  •  αA: 3-4.5%  •  βA: 3-4.5%  •  CoH: 24-28%  •  Oils: 0.5-1 mL/100g

Saaz is a noble variety of hops, and is considered one of the oldest known varieties. It's aromas added include earthy with a mild spice....

Other aroma descriptors include slightly_spicy & noble.

Saaz Late

Purpose: Aroma  •  Country: CZH  •  αA: 3.5-6%  •  βA: 4-6.5%  •  CoH: 20-25%  •  Oils: 0.5-1.0 mL/100g

Beer hopped with Saaz Late is close to beers hopped with the traditional Saaz variety, but the lingering of the bitterness is slightly less. The character of the bitterness is somewhat less with greater astringency....

Other aroma descriptors include herbal & floral.

Simcoe

Purpose: Dual  •  Country: USA  •  αA: 11-15%  •  βA: 3-5%  •  CoH: 15-21%  •  Oils: 0.8-3.2 mL/100g

Alongside its fruity and slightly earthy aromas, specific descriptors include grapefruit, passion fruit, pine and berry characteristics. In addition to its great bittering qualities, the Simcoe hop, often referred to as "Cascade on steroids" can also occasionally carry notes of apricots. Simcoe i...

Other aroma descriptors include fruity, grapefruit, passion_fruit, pine, berry, apricot, bubblegum & citrus.

Sonnet

Purpose: Aroma  •  Country: USA  •  αA: 2.6-7.4%  •  βA: 2-3.7%  •  CoH: %  •  Oils: 0.2-1.0 mL/100g

Sonnet has a beautiful honeysuckle floral note with a sweet lemon citrus undertone. Use it in classic English styles, and of course cask conditioned ales....

Other aroma descriptors include honeysuckle, citrus, sweet, lemon, floral, grass, honey & oak.

Southern Brewer

Purpose: Bittering  •  Country: SA  •  αA: 8-12%  •  βA: 2.5-5.0%  •  CoH: 38-41%  •  Oils: 0.4-1.5 mL/100g

It is considered a bitter hop with no outstanding aroma qualities....

Other aroma descriptors include woody.

Spalt

Purpose: Aroma  •  Country: GER  •  αA: 2.5-5.7%  •  βA: 3-5%  •  CoH: 22-29%  •  Oils: 0.5-0.9 mL/100g

Spalt - or Spalter - hops have aroma descriptors that include noble characteristics, earthy, spicy herbal and floral....

Other aroma descriptors include noble, herbal & floral.

Sticky Fingers Blend

Purpose: Dual  •  Country: USA  •  αA: 11.92%  •  βA: 4.59%  •  CoH: 28-29%  •  Oils: 0.84 mL/100g

A blend made up of 21 purely Michigan-grown hops with huge complex aroma notes of dankness, fruitiness and spice....

Other aroma descriptors include fruity, spicy & dank.

Styrian Golding

Purpose: Aroma  •  Country: SLO  •  αA: 3.5-6.5%  •  βA: 2.5-3.5%  •  CoH: 25-30%  •  Oils: 0.5-1 mL/100g

Styrian Golding hops have a spice with an earthy/sweet edge. It is a prized aroma hop and exhibits resinous, earthy flavors that are considered slightly more refined than Fuggle....

Other aroma descriptors include spicy, resin, sweet & noble.

Summit

Purpose: Bittering  •  Country: USA  •  αA: 15-17.5%  •  βA: 4.0-6.5%  •  CoH: 26-33%  •  Oils: 1.5-3 mL/100g

Summit hops' aroma descriptors include pepper, incense, anise, orange, pink grapefruit and tangerine. Summit is mainly used as a bittering hop, but does have earthy aromatic characteristics and subtle hints of citrus. Summit hops at times picks up notes of sulfur (like garlic/onion), so be careful ...

Other aroma descriptors include black_pepper, anise, incense, orange, grapefruit, tangerine, citrus, onion, garlic, dank & cannabis.

Sussex

Purpose: Aroma  •  Country: UK  •  αA: 4.3-5.8%  •  βA: 2.4-3.2%  •  CoH: 29-32%  •  Oils: 0.4-0.6 mL/100g

Sussex hops have aroma descriptors that include earthy, grass, mint, citrus and vanilla....

Other aroma descriptors include grassy, mint, vanilla & citrus.

Tsingdao Flower

Purpose: Dual  •  Country: CN  •  αA: 6-8%  •  βA: 3.0-4.2%  •  CoH: 35%  •  Oils: 0.4-0.8 mL/100g

Tsingdao Flower is the dominant hop grown in Gansu, China. Also referred to as "Qingdao" Flower hops. Has a birght and crisp lemon-peel quality to the bitterness....

Other aroma descriptors include lemon, melon & citrus.

Vic Secret

Purpose: Dual  •  Country: AUS  •  αA: 14-21.8%  •  βA: 5.7-8.7%  •  CoH: 51-57%  •  Oils: 1.9-2.8 mL/100g

Vic Secret is an Australian hop known for its bright tropical character of pineapple, pine, and passion fruit. Other aroma descriptors include tropical fruit, pine and herbs. It displays a more earthy character when added late in the boil, but is now commonly added as a whirlpool or dry hop in IPAs....

Other aroma descriptors include tropical_fruit, pineapple, pine, passion_fruit & herbal.

Whitbread Golding Variety (WGV)

Purpose: Dual  •  Country: UK  •  αA: 5.4-7.7%  •  βA: 2-3.5%  •  CoH: 35-43%  •  Oils: 0.8-1.2 mL/100g

Whitbread Golding hops have fragrantly woodsy with overtones of fresh garden herbs and green fruit, thanks to good proportions of humulene and farnesene. It displays many similar characteristics but has more robust and slightly sweet, hoppy flavor....

Other aroma descriptors include floral, sweet_fruit & herbal.

Wild Loyalist

Purpose: Aroma  •  Country: CAN  •  αA: 3.7-5.6%  •  βA: 4.7-6.7%  •  CoH: %  •  Oils: mL/100g

With an alpha and beta profile similar to the noble hops, our Wild Loyalist contributes mild black pepper, herbal, earth, with a floral backend. ...

Other aroma descriptors include herbal, spicy, earthy, floral & noble.

Wild Wolf

Purpose: Dual  •  Country: USA  •  αA: 8.25%  •  βA: 5.88%  •  CoH: %  •  Oils: 0.32 mL/100g

Wild Wolf has soft fruit, herbal and natural earthy notes that make this a nice, approachable hop....

Other aroma descriptors include fruity & herbal.

Yakima Cluster

Purpose: Bittering  •  Country: USA  •  αA: 4.4-9.8%  •  βA: 3-6.1%  •  CoH: 39-42%  •  Oils: 0.24-0.9 mL/100g

Traits of the Yakima Cluster hop include a moderate bittering, some earthy flavors and a flowery aroma with elements of sweet fruit. All Cluster hops are interchangeable in brewing and quality....

Other aroma descriptors include floral, sweet & fruity.

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