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Beer Maverick has found 17 hops that have been classified as having Tea aroma and/or flavor characteristics. The most popular secondary descriptors of this subset of hops are green_tea (11), floral (7), citrus (5), spicy (4) & orange (3).

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Purpose: Bittering  •  Country: UK  •  αA: 13-16.2%  •  βA: 4.8-6.1%  •  CoH: 37-45%  •  Oils: 1-1.7 mL/100g

Admiral hops have aroma descriptors that include pleasant, resinous hop aroma with hints of citrus (orange) and herbal flavors. Its mild aroma characteristics make it suitable for late-hopping and dry hopping applications in combination with other varieties....

Other aroma descriptors include orange, fresh, pine, citrus, resin & herbal.


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 spicy, green_fruit & pepper.


Purpose: Dual  •  Country: UK  •  αA: 6.5-9%  •  βA: 3.0-4.5%  •  CoH: 20-25%  •  Oils: 1.0-1.7 mL/100g

Challenger hops have aroma descriptors that include cedar, green tea and sweet fruit. It is a versatile variety with wide application in both early and late kettle additions....

Other aroma descriptors include cedar, green_tea & fruity.


Purpose: Bittering  •  Country: USA  •  αA: 3-5%  •  βA: 5-7.4%  •  CoH: 29-32%  •  Oils: 0.8-1.9 mL/100g

This noble hop variety elicits aromas of green tea, floral, lemongrass and light pear. According to Hopsteiner, Contessa's aroma lends a smooth and delicate bitterness while delivering an elegant fragrance, making it a perfect fit for the lager beer style and unique addition to many others. ...

Other aroma descriptors include green_tea, floral, lemongrass & pear.

Evergreen Blend

Purpose: Aroma  •  Country: USA  •  αA: 7-7.5%  •  βA: 4.3-4.5%  •  CoH: %  •  Oils: 1.2 mL/100g

Evergreen announces its presence with strong suggestions of fresh peach and apricot, bright citrus (lemon candy orange zest, tangerine), and watermelon candy. Green notes of fresh hay and pine needles round out a classic American craft beer hop profi le. Secondary and tertiary notes include menthol...

Other aroma descriptors include peach, apricot, lemon, green_tea, watermelon & tangerine.


Purpose: Dual  •  Country: USA  •  αA: 6-10.4%  •  βA: 3-4.28%  •  CoH: 31-32%  •  Oils: 1.12 mL/100g

Gemini is quickly becoming known as this year's ultimate utility power house. This hop is no "one trick pony", offering endless opportunities to enhance and expand the flavor profile of a brew. ...

Other aroma descriptors include honeydew, strawberry, eucalyptus, rosemary, fruit_punch, candy, mandarin, hay & black_tea.

Hallertau Mittelfrüh

Purpose: Aroma  •  Country: GER  •  αA: 3-5.5%  •  βA: 3-5%  •  CoH: 18-28%  •  Oils: 0.7-1.3 mL/100g

Hallertau Mittelfrüh - or "Hall Mitt" - hops have a specific aroma descriptors include mild, yet spicy, with floral and citrus tones. Although it can be and is used throughout the boil, it is most prized for its fine, elegant aroma and flavor contribution. Mittelfrüh is, at least to some, the epit...

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


Purpose: Aroma  •  Country: CZH  •  αA: 4-8%  •  βA: 5-8%  •  CoH: 19-22%  •  Oils: 0.9-1.4 mL/100g

Key flavors of the Harmonie hop include banana, creamy caramel, green tea and apricot....

Other aroma descriptors include banana, caramel, green_tea & apricot.

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 & earthy.


Purpose: Aroma  •  Country: USA  •  αA: 5-7%  •  βA: 4-6%  •  CoH: 28-34%  •  Oils: 0.8-2 mL/100g

Lemondrop hops offer strong citrus, floral, fruity, herbal, lemon, mint, green tea, light melon aromas....

Other aroma descriptors include citrus, lemon, floral, mint, green_tea & melon.

Nobility Blend

Purpose: Dual  •  Country: USA  •  αA: 4.2-4.5%  •  βA: 4.9-5.3%  •  CoH: 27%  •  Oils: 0.7 mL/100g

Nobility was developed specifically for lager brewing, with a focus on a balanced noble-style hop character. Primary aromas and flavors of citrus (lemon, orange), lemongrass, green tea, and herbaceous, with a mixture of floral and spice. ...

Other aroma descriptors include lemon, orange, lemongrass, green_tea, floral & spicy.

Petit Blanc

Purpose: Aroma  •  Country: FR  •  αA: 2-4%  •  βA: 5-6%  •  CoH: 15%  •  Oils: 0.5-0.8 mL/100g

Petit Blanc hops have an intensive fruity flavor. Common descriptors include Papaya/Melon, Cherry, Lilac, Pina Colada, Lemon Blossom, Green Tea, Bees Wax....

Other aroma descriptors include cherry, melon, papaya, green_tea & lilac.

Styrian Kolibri

Purpose: Aroma  •  Country: SLO  •  αA: 4-6%  •  βA: 2.8-5.4%  •  CoH: 21-25%  •  Oils: 1.0-2.0 mL/100g

When Styrian Kolibri was used by craft brewers, they have noticed very attractive floral notes in a range of beer varieties....

Other aroma descriptors include elderflower, black_currant, green_tea, grass, cannabis & pineapple.

Tardif de Bourgogne

Purpose: Aroma  •  Country: FR  •  αA: 2.2-5.3%  •  βA: 3.1-5.8%  •  CoH: 20%  •  Oils: 0.4-0.9 mL/100g

Having top notes of pine, frankincense and rose petals. It is a great alternative for those whose palates are dank and bleary, from the current onslaught of the sweet and heavy. Tardif de Bourgogne is an old school French noble varietal that was commercially successful in lager beers prior to the i...

Other aroma descriptors include floral, redberry, green_tea, noble, incense, pine, rose & lavender.


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.


Purpose: Bittering  •  Country: JP  •  αA: 11-13%  •  βA: 5-6%  •  CoH: 40%  •  Oils: 0.8-1.2 mL/100g

Toyomidori has mild fruity flavors and a relatively high alpha percentage, so it is perfect for bittering....

Other aroma descriptors include mild, fruity, tobacco & green_tea.


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, sweet & floral.

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