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Beer Maverick has found 43 hops that have been classified as having Grapefruit aroma and/or flavor characteristics. The most popular secondary descriptors of this subset of hops are citrus (23), tropical_fruit (17), floral (17), spicy (15) & pine (14).

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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, geranium, pine, earthy, floral, cedar & lemon.

Amarillo

Purpose: Aroma  •  Country: USA  •  αA: 7-11%  •  βA: 5.5-8%  •  CoH: 21-24%  •  Oils: 1-2.3 mL/100g

Amarillo hops impart a distinct flowery, spicy, tropical, citrus-like flavor and aroma in beer. The citrus has qualities of orange and lemon, like Cascade but much stronger. Other aroma descriptors include grapefruit, melon, apricot and peach....

Other aroma descriptors include floral, spicy, tropical_fruit, citrus, orange, lemon, melon, apricot, peach & dank.

Apollo

Purpose: Bittering  •  Country: USA  •  αA: 15-20.5%  •  βA: 5.5-8%  •  CoH: 23-28%  •  Oils: 0.8-2.5 mL/100g

Apollo is a super high-alpha variety with a low cohumulone level that makes it an excellent bittering hop. When Apollo is used toward the end of the boil it can contribute flavors and aromas of citrus (lime), grapefruit, orange, pine, resin, and cannabis....

Other aroma descriptors include citrus, orange, pine, resin, cannabis, lime, lemon & dank.

Astra

Purpose: Dual  •  Country: AUS  •  αA: 7-10%  •  βA: 4-6%  •  CoH: 26-28%  •  Oils: 1-3 mL/100g

Astra hops have sweet tropical fruit flavors and New World characteristics. Flavor profiles with green melon, white peaches, white wine and a light grassiness, grapefruit and honey, the hop balances out nicely between a sweetness with a bit of a bite....

Other aroma descriptors include tropical_fruit, sweet, peach, white_wine, melon, grassy & honey.

Azacca

Purpose: Dual  •  Country: USA  •  αA: 14-16%  •  βA: 4.0-5.5%  •  CoH: 38-45%  •  Oils: 1.6-2.5 mL/100g

Azacca has an amazingly refreshing aroma. It's descriptions usually include aromas and flavors of mango, papaya, orange, grapefruit, lemon, pine, spice, pineapple, grassy, tropical fruit, and citrus. However, the Azacca hop has a very delicate hop aroma that can be easily overpowered by other hops a...

Other aroma descriptors include mango, papaya, orange, lemon, spicy, pineapple, grassy, tropical_fruit & citrus.

Belma

Purpose: Dual  •  Country: USA  •  αA: 8.5-12.1%  •  βA: 4-8%  •  CoH: %  •  Oils: 1-2.5 mL/100g

Belma has been tested as a dual-use hop and found to have an ambrosial mix of orange, melon, strawberry and pineapple with a slight hint of grapefruit...

Other aroma descriptors include orange, melon, strawberry, pineapple, berry, citrus & tropical_fruit.

Bitter Gold

Purpose: Dual  •  Country: USA  •  αA: 12-18.8%  •  βA: 4.5-8%  •  CoH: 36-41%  •  Oils: 0.8-3.9 mL/100g

Bitter Gold offers limited aroma when used as a bittering hop but delivers diverse stone and tropical fruit flavors in later additions....

Other aroma descriptors include stone_fruit, tropical_fruit, pear, watermelon, grassy & floral.

Brooklyn

Purpose: Dual  •  Country: NZ  •  αA: 17.5-19.5%  •  βA: 8-10%  •  CoH: 26%  •  Oils: 1.7 mL/100g

Brooklyn was renamed Moutere (due to a certain brewery in NYC taking notice). Brooklyn is a big hop with high alpha acid content, however, sensory panels have also indicated the presence of grapefruit, tropical fruit and passion fruit characteristics. Delivers intense fruity oils with top notes o...

Other aroma descriptors include tropical_fruit, passion_fruit, spicy & hay.

Cascade

Purpose: Dual  •  Country: USA  •  αA: 5-9%  •  βA: 4.8-7.5%  •  CoH: 30-40%  •  Oils: 0.7-2.5 mL/100g

Defined by its citrus, and often more specifically grapefruit flavor, this hop accounts for around 10% of the US's harvest of hops. Cascade also has a medium-intense floral and spice citrus qualities. When used as a bittering hop, it imparts moderate bitterness. It is most famous for being the finis...

Other aroma descriptors include floral, spicy, citrus & pine.

Centennial

Purpose: Dual  •  Country: USA  •  αA: 7-12%  •  βA: 3.5-5.5%  •  CoH: 23-30%  •  Oils: 1-3 mL/100g

Centennial hops are very similar to Cascade and are characterized by aromatic pine, citrus, and floral notes. It is characterized as having rounded and medium intense floral, citrus and grapefruit flavors and aromas. Other flavors of the Centennial hop include pine needles and tangerines....

Other aroma descriptors include pine, citrus, floral & tangerine.

Chinook

Purpose: Dual  •  Country: USA  •  αA: 11.5-15%  •  βA: 3.0-4.0%  •  CoH: 27-35%  •  Oils: 1-2.7 mL/100g

Chinook can be slightly spicy and have a smoky earthiness quality. It has an impressive pine and resin character, with distinct spice and grapefruit. Use sparingly in the boil as it can add a harsh bitterness if overused....

Other aroma descriptors include pine, resin, spicy, dank & cannabis.

Citra

Purpose: Dual  •  Country: USA  •  αA: 10-15%  •  βA: 3-4.5%  •  CoH: 20-35%  •  Oils: 1.5-3 mL/100g

The Citra hop is a high alpha acid hop with a strong, yet smooth floral and citrus aroma and flavor. It has specific aroma descriptors that include grapefruit, citrus, peach, melon, lime, gooseberry, passion fruit and lychee and a smooth bitterness when added to the boil. Citra hops have become one ...

Other aroma descriptors include citrus, peach, melon, lime, floral, gooseberry, passion_fruit & lychee.

Comet

Purpose: Dual  •  Country: USA  •  αA: 8-12.4%  •  βA: 3.0-6.0%  •  CoH: 34-45%  •  Oils: 1.0-2 mL/100g

Comet hops have aroma descriptors that include subtle, wild American grassy and grapefruit....

Other aroma descriptors include grassy & wild.

East Kent Goldings

Purpose: Bittering  •  Country: UK  •  αA: 4-6.5%  •  βA: 1.9-3.5%  •  CoH: 20-32%  •  Oils: 0.4-1 mL/100g

East Kent Golding hops have aroma descriptors that include smooth and delicate with floral, lavender, spice, honey, earth, lemon and thyme overtones....

Other aroma descriptors include lavender, honey, lemon, thyme, orange & floral.

Ella

Purpose: Dual  •  Country: AUS  •  αA: 13.3-19.2%  •  βA: 4-7.8%  •  CoH: 33-40%  •  Oils: 2.4-3.4 mL/100g

Ella a pleasant floral aroma that is backed by soft spice and also has described to include distinct grapefruit and tropical flavors. It is reminiscent of a noble variety in lower doses, but imparts strong tropical fruit flavors in larger additions....

Other aroma descriptors include floral, spicy, tropical_fruit, noble & anise.

Endeavour

Purpose: Dual  •  Country: UK  •  αA: 5-10.6%  •  βA: 3.8-5.3%  •  CoH: 30-36%  •  Oils: 1.1-1.8 mL/100g

Complex blackcurrant, loganberry and spice notes best describe Endeavour's aroma, with a wonderful grapefruit and lime flavour. It is gentler than Cascade....

Other aroma descriptors include black_currant, loganberry, spicy & lime.

Falconer's Flight

Purpose: Aroma  •  Country: USA  •  αA: 9.5-12%  •  βA: 4-5%  •  CoH: 20-29%  •  Oils: 1.4-3 mL/100g

Falconer’s Flight hop pellets are an exclusive proprietary hop blend created to honor and support the legacy of Northwest brewing legend, Glen Hay Falconer. Proceeds from each Falconer’s Flight purchase is contributed to the Glen Hay Falconer Foundation. These hop pellets are an excellent comple...

Other aroma descriptors include tropical_fruit, floral, lemon & pine.

Galena

Purpose: Aroma  •  Country: USA  •  αA: 12-15.5%  •  βA: 7.2-8.7%  •  CoH: 36-40%  •  Oils: 0.9-2.1 mL/100g

Aroma descriptors of the Galena hop include sweet fruits, pear, pineapple, blackcurrant, grapefruit, lime, gooseberry and spicy wood....

Other aroma descriptors include fruity, pear, pineapple, black_currant, lime, gooseberry, spicy & woody.

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, earthy, floral, coconut, fruity, citrus & whiskey.

HBC 692

Purpose: Aroma  •  Country: USA  •  αA: 8.9-9.5%  •  βA: 8.3-10.2%  •  CoH: %  •  Oils: 1.0-2.2 mL/100g

HBC 692 exhibits grapefruit, floral, stone fruit, potpourri, woody, cream, pine, and resinous notes. HBC 692 has been renamed Talus....

Other aroma descriptors include floral, stone_fruit, potpourri, woody, cream & pine.

Herald

Purpose: Dual  •  Country: UK  •  αA: 9-13%  •  βA: 4.5-5.5%  •  CoH: 35-37%  •  Oils: 1-1.9 mL/100g

It is known for its clean bittering characteristics and fresh citrus flavors including orange and grapefruit....

Other aroma descriptors include orange, citrus & clean.

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, papaya, resin, pine, floral, black_tea & earthy.

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....

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

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, anise, earthy, herbal & citrus.

Melba

Purpose: Aroma  •  Country: AUS  •  αA: 7-10%  •  βA: 2.5-5%  •  CoH: 25-35%  •  Oils: 2.0-4.0 mL/100g

Melba hops have passion fruit, grapefruit, citrus and summery aroma characteristics. When used as an early addition, it is said to impart a clean and somewhat spicy bitterness. When used as a flavor or aroma addition though, properties of passion fruit, grapefruit and citrus come to the fore....

Other aroma descriptors include passion_fruit, grapefruit, citrus & spicy.

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, earthy, blossom & bubblegum.

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, passion_fruit, hay, earthy & pine.

Nectaron

Purpose: Aroma  •  Country: NZ  •  αA: 9.5-12%  •  βA: 4.5-5.0%  •  CoH: 26-28%  •  Oils: 1.0-1.7 mL/100g

Nectaron has intense tropical fruit and citrus aroma characters evident during selection. Over successive commercial brewing trials in styles such as Strong Pale Ales and India Pale Ales, Nectaron has displayed high levels of tropical fruit characters of pineapple and passionfruit as well as stone f...

Other aroma descriptors include tropical_fruit, citrus, pineapple, passion_fruit, peach & nectar.

Olicana

Purpose: Dual  •  Country: UK  •  αA: 7-9%  •  βA: 4-6%  •  CoH: 28-32%  •  Oils: 0.5 mL/100g

Olicana hops exhibit flavors and aromas of grapefruit, mango and passion fruit....

Other aroma descriptors include mango, passion_fruit & floral.

Pilgrim

Purpose: Dual  •  Country: UK  •  αA: 9-13%  •  βA: 4.2-5.5%  •  CoH: 36-38%  •  Oils: 1-1.8 mL/100g

Specific aroma descriptors of the Pilgrim hop include distinct fruit and spice characteristics with pleasant lemon, grapefruit, pear and berry flavors. Pilgrim is a bittering hop and it has a full-bodied, refreshing and rounded bitterness. However, Pilgrim is also not too overpowering, so it’s a g...

Other aroma descriptors include fruity, spicy, lemon, citrus, pear & berry.

Pioneer

Purpose: Dual  •  Country: UK  •  αA: 8-10.5%  •  βA: 3.5-4.5%  •  CoH: 36-40%  •  Oils: 1-1.8 mL/100g

Specific aroma descriptors of the Pioneer hop include pleasant citrus (lemon and grapefruit) tones and hints of herbal, cedar flavors. Pioneer's bittering characteristics are crisp, refreshing and clean....

Other aroma descriptors include cedar, herbal, lemon, crisp & clean.

Riwaka

Purpose: Aroma  •  Country: NZ  •  αA: 4.5-6.5%  •  βA: 4-5%  •  CoH: 29-38%  •  Oils: 0.8-1.5 mL/100g

Specific aroma descriptors of the Riwaka hop includes powerfully fueled tropical passion fruit with grapefruit and citrus characters. This variety has a higher than average oil content, almost double that of its Saazer parent. ...

Other aroma descriptors include tropical_fruit, passion_fruit & citrus.

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, earthy, passion_fruit, pine, berry, apricot, bubblegum & citrus.

Sládek

Purpose: Aroma  •  Country: CZH  •  αA: 4.5-9%  •  βA: 4-11%  •  CoH: 23-40%  •  Oils: 0.8-2 mL/100g

Sládek hops have a fruity flavor profile with essences of peach, passion fruit, and grapefruit. Sládek is noted to be a good complement to Saaz in late-hopping applications....

Other aroma descriptors include noble, fruity, peach & passion_fruit.

Strata

Purpose: Dual  •  Country: USA  •  αA: 11-12.5%  •  βA: 5-7%  •  CoH: 21%  •  Oils: 2.3-3.5 mL/100g

The Strata hop has many layers of different fruit flavor, dried and fresh, anchored with a dried chili-cannabis-funk. Late hot side additions using Strata bring out layers of rounded-tropical plus bright-fresh fruit flavors; dry hopping yields more grapefruit and cannabis. Other descriptors include ...

Other aroma descriptors include cannabis, passion_fruit, strawberry, dank & musty.

Styrian Dragon

Purpose: Aroma  •  Country: SLO  •  αA: 6-11%  •  βA: 7.5-8.5%  •  CoH: 23-24%  •  Oils: 1.5-2.1 mL/100g

Profile descriptions for the Styrian Dragon include floral citrus, grapefruit, lemon, berries, rose, and tropical fruit. Works well with all hop-forward beers including American, Belgian, and British styles, especially modern IPAs....

Other aroma descriptors include floral, citrus, lemon, berries, rose & tropical_fruit.

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, tangerine, earthy, citrus, onion, garlic, dank & cannabis.

Super Galena

Purpose: Bittering  •  Country: USA  •  αA: 13-16%  •  βA: 8-10%  •  CoH: 35-40%  •  Oils: 0.8-2.5 mL/100g

Super Galena hops have aroma descriptors that include sweet fruits, pear, pineapple, blackcurrant, grapefruit, lime, gooseberry and spicy wood. Super Galena is comparable to Galena in its aroma and bitterness profile, but offers a substantially higher yield and complete resistance to all current hop...

Other aroma descriptors include grassy, spicy, pear, pineapple, gooseberry, honey & juniper.

Tahoma

Purpose: Aroma  •  Country: USA  •  αA: 7-8.2%  •  βA: 8.5-9.5%  •  CoH: 15-17%  •  Oils: 1-2 mL/100g

Subtle flavors and aromas of the Tahoma hop include lemon citrus, orange, wood and spice....

Other aroma descriptors include citrus, lemon, cedar, pine & spicy.

Taiheke

Purpose: Dual  •  Country: NZ  •  αA: 5-9%  •  βA: 5-5.5%  •  CoH: 33-40%  •  Oils: 1.0-1.5 mL/100g

Remarkable levels of citrus notes that lean towards tropical fruit characteristics, such as grapefruit, lemon and lime. It is characterized by a floral, citrus profile, with a hint of spice....

Other aroma descriptors include citrus, tropical_fruit, lemon, lime, floral & spicy.

Talus

Purpose: Aroma  •  Country: USA  •  αA: 8.1-9.5%  •  βA: 8.3-10.2%  •  CoH: 34-39%  •  Oils: 1.0-2.7 mL/100g

Previously called HBC 692, the newly named Talus is an aroma hop for whirlpool and dry hopping additions. It delivers a high intensity hop aroma well suited for IPAs and other hop-forward beers. Talus hops exhibit grapefruit, floral, stone fruit, potpourri, woody, cream, pine, and resinous notes....

Other aroma descriptors include citrus, rose, pine, resin, tropical_fruit, sage, potpourri, floral, cream, stone_fruit & woody.

Yakima Gold

Purpose: Dual  •  Country: USA  •  αA: 7-8%  •  βA: 3.5-4.5%  •  CoH: 21-23%  •  Oils: 0.5-1.5 mL/100g

Yakima Gold hops are an excellent general purpose variety with smooth bitterness and pleasant aroma characteristics....

Other aroma descriptors include smooth & lemon.

Zythos

Purpose: Dual  •  Country: USA  •  αA: 10-12.5%  •  βA: 4.7-6.2%  •  CoH: 28-31%  •  Oils: 0.7-1.2 mL/100g

Zythos hops impart distinct tangerine, citrus, floral, pine and grapefruit tones....

Other aroma descriptors include tangerine, citrus, floral, pine & tropical_fruit.

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