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Beer Maverick has found 16 hops that have been classified as having Sweet aroma and/or flavor characteristics. The most popular secondary descriptors of this subset of hops are floral (9), citrus (7), sweet_fruit (5), earthy (5) & fruity (4).

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Aloha Blend

Purpose: Dual  •  Country: USA  •  αA: 8.8-10.3%  •  βA: %  •  CoH: %  •  Oils: 1.5-2.2 mL/100g

This unique BarthHaas Hop blend gives your beer an exotic boost with a flavor coming directly from Hawaii....

Other aroma descriptors include berry, black_currant & sweet_fruit.


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, peach, white_wine, melon, grassy, grapefruit & honey.


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, earthy & sweet_fruit.


Purpose: Aroma  •  Country: USA  •  αA: 4-6%  •  βA: 2-3%  •  CoH: 20%  •  Oils: 0.4-1 mL/100g

Golding hops have aroma descriptors that include delicate and sweet floral....

Other aroma descriptors include floral & delicate.


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, spicy, citrus, lemon, noble, black_pepper & pine.

Huell Melon

Purpose: Aroma  •  Country: GER  •  αA: 6.9-8%  •  βA: 6-8%  •  CoH: 25-30%  •  Oils: 0.8-1.2 mL/100g

Huell Melon has a pleasantly sweet and fruity character similar to honeydew melon with hints of strawberries....

Other aroma descriptors include melon, strawberry, honeydew, fruity, orange & vanilla.

Idaho Gem

Purpose: Dual  •  Country: USA  •  αA: 11-14%  •  βA: 5-7%  •  CoH: 40-45%  •  Oils: 1.3-2.3 mL/100g

Named after its home state, Idaho Gem has rich levels of sweet, fruit-forward aromatic oils make Idaho Gem optimal for late kettle additions or dry hopping in a wide variety of styles, whether alone or in a blend. Idaho Gem shines with stone fruit, red berry, citrus, mojito, mint, and even powder...

Other aroma descriptors include pineapple, cherry, candied_fruit, herbal, spicy, mint, citrus, stone_fruit, redberry & mojito.


Purpose: Aroma  •  Country: UK  •  αA: 5-7.5%  •  βA: 1.8-2.7%  •  CoH: 25-27%  •  Oils: 0.5-0.8 mL/100g

Progress hops have aroma descriptors that include grass, mint, sweet, honey, and blackcurrant....

Other aroma descriptors include grassy, mint, honey, black_currant, fruity & floral.


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, lemon, floral, earthy, grass, honey & oak.

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 earthy, spicy, resin & noble.


Purpose: Aroma  •  Country: FR  •  αA: 3-9%  •  βA: 4-5.5%  •  CoH: 20-23%  •  Oils: 1.2-2 mL/100g

Triskel has inherited the aromatic notes of Strisselspalt in a particularly pronounced manner. Its notes are fruity, citrusy and flowery. Its oil content makes for interesting potential in late hopping, and especially in dry hopping. At the same time, its alpha acid content also creates an interesti...

Other aroma descriptors include floral, sweet_fruit, caramel, fruity & citrus.

USDA 008

Purpose: Dual  •  Country: USA  •  αA: 10.1-11.1%  •  βA: 2.7-3.3%  •  CoH: 25-26%  •  Oils: 1.6-1.7 mL/100g

USDA 008 is very fruit-forward with tangerine, meyer lemon, and stonefruit. There is a nice backdrop of fresh pine that makes it complex in a classic west coast IPA kind of way. Notes of green apple, peach, and mango are rounded out with grassy and subdued earth characteristics. A great choice for a...

Other aroma descriptors include floral, citrus, sweet_fruit, peach, mango & stonefruit.


Purpose: Dual  •  Country: USA  •  αA: 8-12%  •  βA: 3.5-5.5%  •  CoH: 29-31%  •  Oils: 0.8-2.2 mL/100g

Brewers who participated in the blind smell tests described Vista as having Stone Fruit, Citrus, Tropical Fruit, and Floral characteristics. It can excel in fruit-forward IPAs and Pale Ales, but brewers also said it would work well in lighter, more delicate styles like lagers and pilsners....

Other aroma descriptors include tropical_fruit, tangerine, melon, pear, green_tea, citrus & floral.

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 earthy, floral, sweet_fruit & 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 earthy, floral & fruity.

Yellow Sub

Purpose: Aroma  •  Country: GER  •  αA: 6.2-7.2%  •  βA: %  •  CoH: %  •  Oils: 1.4 mL/100g

This composition turns a fine and excellent hop aroma into a sweet, fruity flamenco of apricot and orange, with a hint of blackberries. It's been described as "Amarillo on steroids"....

Other aroma descriptors include citrus, red_berry, apricot, orange & blackberry.

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