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Beer Maverick has found 26 hops that have been classified as having Pepper aroma and/or flavor characteristics. The most popular secondary descriptors of this subset of hops are black_pepper (21), citrus (15), spicy (14), floral (13) & pine (6).

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Akoya

Purpose: Aroma  •  Country: GER  •  αA: 9-10%  •  βA: 4-5%  •  CoH: 27-30%  •  Oils: 1.5-2.0 mL/100g

A classic aroma hop and was crossed in the Hopsteiner breeding program from the English variety Zenith and a male Hopsteiner breeding line. The aroma of raw hops can be described as herbal, citrus and tea-like, as well as slightly fruity with mint notes. Good resistance to diseases such as downy mil...

Other aroma descriptors include tea, spicy & green_fruit.

Aramis

Purpose: Aroma  •  Country: FR  •  αA: 5.5-8.3%  •  βA: 3-4.5%  •  CoH: 20-42%  •  Oils: 1.2-1.6 mL/100g

Aramis is an aroma variety with sweet and spicy characteristics. It resembles Strisselspalt, but contains higher oil and alpha content. Specific aroma descriptors include spicy, herbal and subtle citrus....

Other aroma descriptors include green, herbal, spicy, citrus, grassy, black_pepper & floral.

Bergamot

Purpose: Dual  •  Country: USA  •  αA: 8-10.7%  •  βA: 6-8.9%  •  CoH: 39-40%  •  Oils: 2.27 mL/100g

Bergamot subtly nicknamed "O.A.F." by the brewers in the GLH Brew Group that have crafted incredible first round trial brews with this hop. There is no lack of orange in this hop. You won't need to garnish your beer with an orange slice ever again. ...

Other aroma descriptors include orange, mango, dank, cherry, zest, lemongrass, lime, juniper, tropical_fruit & floral.

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 earthy, black_pepper, licorice, curry, spicy, citrus, floral, pungent, dank & cannabis.

Crystal

Purpose: Aroma  •  Country: USA  •  αA: 2.8-6%  •  βA: 4.5-8.5%  •  CoH: 20-26%  •  Oils: 0.8-2.3 mL/100g

The Crystal hop has aromas of woods, green, floral and fruity with herb and spice notes of cinnamon, nutmeg and black pepper....

Other aroma descriptors include woody, floral, green, fruity, spicy, cinnamon, nutmeg & black_pepper.

CTZ

Purpose: Dual  •  Country: USA  •  αA: 14.5-17%  •  βA: 4.5-5.5%  •  CoH: 28-35%  •  Oils: 2.5-4.5 mL/100g

CTZ hops have aroma descriptors that include black pepper, licorice, curry and subtle citrus....

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

Green Bullet

Purpose: Dual  •  Country: NZ  •  αA: 11-15%  •  βA: 6.5-7.0%  •  CoH: 38-43%  •  Oils: 1.0-1.4 mL/100g

Specific aroma descriptors of the Green Bullet hop includes black pepper, pine, plum and dried fruit characters; high levels of floral oil that complements and balances the piney resinous hop character. It has a resinous character reminiscent of Styrian Goldings, but layered with hints of musky Sout...

Other aroma descriptors include pine, black_pepper, plum, resin, dried_fruit & floral.

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, curry & earthy.

HORT9909

Purpose: Dual  •  Country: NZ  •  αA: 6-10%  •  βA: 3-4%  •  CoH: 27-29%  •  Oils: 1.9 mL/100g

Hort9909 is a trial variety with pronounced forward citrus characters of lemon and lime, sweet hay and spices background in keeping with the selections breeding. ...

Other aroma descriptors include lime, hay, sweet, spicy, citrus, lemon, noble, black_pepper & pine.

Loral

Purpose: Aroma  •  Country: USA  •  αA: 10-17%  •  βA: 1.5-6.5%  •  CoH: 20-24%  •  Oils: 1.5-3.4 mL/100g

Loral hops have a very pleasant, floral, peppery, citrus aroma with some dark fruit character. The floral, fruity, citrus, character tends to be more prominent in a beer made with this hop, while the qualities of earthy and herbal notes stay more subdued....

Other aroma descriptors include floral, black_pepper, citrus, dark_fruit & fruity.

Mackinac

Purpose: Aroma  •  Country: USA  •  αA: 9-14%  •  βA: 2.8-4%  •  CoH: 28-35%  •  Oils: 1.5-2.2 mL/100g

This super-aroma hop has proven to execute wide utility and flavorful new beer styles that are trending toward these aromas and flavors. The moderately low cohumulone offers brewers a smoother brewing profile with excellent foam characteristics. It has gained traction and praise across the United St...

Other aroma descriptors include tropical_fruit, citrus, melon, papaya, spicy​, floral & black_pepper.

Magnum (GR)

Purpose: Bittering  •  Country: GER  •  αA: 11-16%  •  βA: 4.5-7%  •  CoH: 21-29%  •  Oils: 1.6-2.6 mL/100g

German Magnum hops have aroma descriptors that include apple and pepper. It provides clean bitterness and subtle citrus flavors. ...

Other aroma descriptors include apple, black_pepper, clean, citrus, clean, floral & fruity.

Magnum (US)

Purpose: Bittering  •  Country: USA  •  αA: 10-16%  •  βA: 4.5-7%  •  CoH: 21-30%  •  Oils: 1.6-3.0 mL/100g

US Magnum is a bittering hop with an excellent bittering profile and a nice, hoppy, floral aroma and subtle characters of citrus....

Other aroma descriptors include floral, citrus, spicy, nutmeg & black_pepper.

Northern Brewer (US)

Purpose: Bittering  •  Country: USA  •  αA: 7-10%  •  βA: 3-5.5%  •  CoH: 27-34%  •  Oils: 1-2 mL/100g

US Northern Brewer hops have aroma descriptors that include evergreen, wood and mint. US Northern Brewer contains slightly higher alpha acids and high myrcene oil content than the German variety, resulting in a herbal, wood and peppery aroma. It is suitable for any stage of the brewing process....

Other aroma descriptors include pine, woody, mint & black_pepper.

Old Mission

Purpose: Aroma  •  Country: USA  •  αA: 4.33%  •  βA: 3.7%  •  CoH: %  •  Oils: mL/100g

Noted aromas of the Old Mission hop includes citrus, light pine, tea spice, herbal, pepper & tartness....

Other aroma descriptors include citrus, pine, spicy, herbal, black_pepper & tart.

Opal

Purpose: Dual  •  Country: GER  •  αA: 5-14%  •  βA: 3.5-5.5%  •  CoH: 13-34%  •  Oils: 0.8-1.3 mL/100g

Opal hops have aroma descriptors that include spice, pepper, citrus and an even dispersal of fruity, floral and herbal. It is specifically known for its sweet and spicy characteristics, providing subtle pepper and clean citrus flavors....

Other aroma descriptors include black_pepper, citrus, spicy, floral, herbal & anise.

Pacific Gem

Purpose: Bittering  •  Country: NZ  •  αA: 13-15%  •  βA: 7.0-9.0%  •  CoH: 37-40%  •  Oils: 1.0-1.3 mL/100g

The Pacific Gem has specific aroma descriptors that include spicy black pepper and berry fruit aroma characteristics. Some brewers have noted delicate blackberry, floral, pine or oak tones as well....

Other aroma descriptors include black_pepper, berry, blackberry, floral, oak & pine.

Pacific Jade

Purpose: Dual  •  Country: NZ  •  αA: 12-14%  •  βA: 7.0-8.0%  •  CoH: 23-25%  •  Oils: 1.1-1.5 mL/100g

Pacific Jade hops have descriptors that include fresh citrus and complex spice characters with some bold herbal aromas and hints of black pepper. It is suited for use as a bittering hop but also delivers bold aroma characteristics....

Other aroma descriptors include citrus, spicy, herbal & black_pepper.

Santiam

Purpose: Aroma  •  Country: USA  •  αA: 5-8.5%  •  βA: 5.3-8.5%  •  CoH: 18-24%  •  Oils: 1-2.2 mL/100g

Santiam hops have aroma descriptors that include black pepper, floral and spice....

Other aroma descriptors include floral, spicy & black_pepper.

Styrian Eagle

Purpose: Dual  •  Country: SLO  •  αA: 12.5-17.5%  •  βA: 3.5-5.5%  •  CoH: 20-23%  •  Oils: 2.5-4.6 mL/100g

Styrian Eagle is a Double Purpose hop. An all-around good hop with a high alpha, good disease resistances and fruity and floral aroma. Characteristics include Floral, Peach, Pine...

Other aroma descriptors include berry, banana, pine, black_pepper & peach.

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

Target

Purpose: Bittering  •  Country: UK  •  αA: 8.5-13.5%  •  βA: 4.3-5.7%  •  CoH: 35-40%  •  Oils: 1.0-1.4 mL/100g

Specific aroma descriptors of the Target hop include fresh green sage, spicy and peppery, and hints of citrus marmalade. Whirlpool or dry hop additions play up the spice character. Target offers crisp bittering and moderate alpha acids....

Other aroma descriptors include citrus, marmalade, sage & spicy.

Tettnanger

Purpose: Dual  •  Country: GER  •  αA: 2.5-5.8%  •  βA: 2.8-5.3%  •  CoH: 22-28%  •  Oils: 0.4-1.1 mL/100g

Tettnanger has notably more farnesene oil content giving it a soft spiciness and a subtle, balanced, floral and herbal aroma. It is great as a dual-use hop, and considered by many as being particularly well suited to European lagers and pilsners. Often used in Hefeweizen beers....

Other aroma descriptors include spicy, floral, pepper & black_tea.

Tomahawk

Purpose: Dual  •  Country: USA  •  αA: 15-17.5%  •  βA: 4.5-6%  •  CoH: 28-35%  •  Oils: 2.5-4.5 mL/100g

Tomahawk has aroma descriptors that include black pepper, licorice, curry and subtle citrus....

Other aroma descriptors include citrus, black_pepper, licorice, curry & onion.

TriplePearl

Purpose: Dual  •  Country: USA  •  αA: 10-11.2%  •  βA: 3.3-4.2%  •  CoH: 21-55%  •  Oils: 0.8-1.8 mL/100g

Triple Pearl present complex aromas of black pepper, cedar/sandalwood, and floral perfume. ...

Other aroma descriptors include orange, citrus, zest, melon, resin, spicy, black_pepper, sandalwood, cedar & floral.

Zeus

Purpose: Bittering  •  Country: USA  •  αA: 13-17.5%  •  βA: 4-6.5%  •  CoH: 28-40%  •  Oils: 2.4-4.5 mL/100g

Zeus hops have aroma descriptors that include pungent, black pepper, licorice, and curry....

Other aroma descriptors include black_pepper, licorice, curry & pungent.

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