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Beer Maverick has found 47 hops that have been classified as having Tropical Fruit aroma and/or flavor characteristics. The most popular secondary descriptors of this subset of hops are citrus (28), floral (17), grapefruit (17), pine (12) & spicy (11).

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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, citrus, orange, lemon, melon, apricot, peach, grapefruit & 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 sweet, peach, white_wine, melon, grassy, grapefruit & 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, grapefruit, lemon, spicy, pineapple, grassy & 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, grapefruit, berry & citrus.

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, pear, watermelon, grassy, grapefruit & 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 grapefruit, passion_fruit, spicy & hay.

Ekuanot

Purpose: Aroma  •  Country: USA  •  αA: 13-15.5%  •  βA: 4-5.5%  •  CoH: 31-38%  •  Oils: 2-4.5 mL/100g

Ekuanot has fruity aromatics such as lemon, lime, pithy orange, tropical fruit, berry, papaya, and sometimes apple. Along with these there may be more herbal notes, such as sage and eucalyptus....

Other aroma descriptors include lemon, lime, orange, berry, papaya, apple, sage, eucalyptus, herbal, melon, citrus & guava.

El Dorado

Purpose: Dual  •  Country: USA  •  αA: 13-17%  •  βA: 6.4-8.0%  •  CoH: 28-33%  •  Oils: 2.5-3.3 mL/100g

El Dorado hops elicit responses of fruity notes and tropical fruit flavors. When used as a bittering hop, El Dorado lends a soft and balanced bitterness. When used in later additions El Dorado brings bright tropical fruit flavors and aromas of pear, watermelon, candy and stone fruit....

Other aroma descriptors include fruity, pear, watermelon, candy & stone_fruit.

Elixir

Purpose: Aroma  •  Country: FR  •  αA: 4.6-7%  •  βA: 4.5-5.5%  •  CoH: 25-30%  •  Oils: 1.8-2.2 mL/100g

Elixir is a robust and complex hop that offers unique aromas of Cognac, leather, and tobacco. It has complementary aromas of sweet citrus and tropical fruits. Elixir is well suited for darker styles but can also be incorporated into fruit-forward styles or even spicy saisons....

Other aroma descriptors include cognac, leather, tobacco, citrus, tangerine, orange, floral, sandalwood & spicy.

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, grapefruit, noble & anise.

Enigma

Purpose: Aroma  •  Country: AUS  •  αA: 13.5-19.4%  •  βA: 4.5-7.1%  •  CoH: 37-43%  •  Oils: 1.8-3 mL/100g

The Enigma hop has distinct tropical fruit, berry, stone fruit aroma descriptors. It also has hints of juicy red fruits like raspberries and red currants, but what sets it apart from other varieties are the white wine notes....

Other aroma descriptors include berry, stone_fruit, raspberry, redcurrant & white_wine.

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 floral, grapefruit, lemon & pine.

Galaxy

Purpose: Dual  •  Country: AUS  •  αA: 11-16%  •  βA: 5-6.9%  •  CoH: 32-42%  •  Oils: 2.4-5.0 mL/100g

Galaxy hops have one of the highest concentrations of essential oils known in hops, which has contributed to its meteoric rise in popularity. Galaxy is often described as having a strong passion fruit aroma and flavor as well as blasts of citrus and peach. At times, you can also experience pineapple...

Other aroma descriptors include passion_fruit, citrus, peach, pineapple, cannabis & dank.

HBC 360

Purpose: Dual  •  Country: USA  •  αA: 12-15%  •  βA: 5.5-6.3%  •  CoH: 23-26%  •  Oils: 2.5-3.0 mL/100g

HBC 630 when used as a whirlpool or dry hop addition has distinct cherry candy like – think cherry ludens – aroma, with notes of other stone fruits, raspberry candy, tropical fruits and citrus. A unique variety that offers a different aroma and flavor profile than most varieties available today....

Other aroma descriptors include cherry, floral, herbal, citrus, raspberry, candy & fruity.

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, citrus, apricot, orange, grapefruit, papaya, resin, pine, floral, black_tea & earthy.

Kohatu

Purpose: Dual  •  Country: NZ  •  αA: 6-7%  •  βA: 4.0-6.0%  •  CoH: 21-23%  •  Oils: 1.0-1.5 mL/100g

Kohatu hops have aroma descriptors include fresh and intense tropical fruit characters and an excellent finish and bitterness....

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Lotus

Purpose: Aroma  •  Country: USA  •  αA: 13-17%  •  βA: 5-6%  •  CoH: 33-39%  •  Oils: 1.5-2.5 mL/100g

Lotus is described as having orange, vanilla, berry, and tropical fruits and was jokingly called orange creamsicle. This is a proprietary hop from Hopsteiner formerly called Experimental #06297....

Other aroma descriptors include orange, vanilla, berry & cream.

Mackinac

Purpose: Aroma  •  Country: USA  •  αA: 9-14%  •  βA: 2.8-3.5%  •  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....

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

Mandarina Bavaria

Purpose: Dual  •  Country: GER  •  αA: 7-10.5%  •  βA: 4.0-7.0%  •  CoH: 31-35%  •  Oils: 1.3-2.2 mL/100g

Mandarina Bavaria hops are tropical, fruity and sweet with notes of tangerine and citrus. It is commonly used to balances earthy and herbal hops. This hop is very versatile and plays well in any beer style that would benefit from its distinctive fruity character....

Other aroma descriptors include tangerine, lemon, citrus, resin & herbal.

Meridian

Purpose: Aroma  •  Country: USA  •  αA: 5-7%  •  βA: 6-9%  •  CoH: 45-50%  •  Oils: 1-1.6 mL/100g

The Meridian hop has aromas that include citrus (lemon), mixed berry, tropical fruit, and spearmint. This hop can also be combined with more aggressive hops in IPAs to brighten the overall impression of the beer and lend a seductive finish....

Other aroma descriptors include citrus, lemon, berry, mint & spearmint.

Michigan Copper

Purpose: Aroma  •  Country: USA  •  αA: 8.8-13%  •  βA: 2-3.5%  •  CoH: 32-36%  •  Oils: 1.2-2.7 mL/100g

Michigan Copper is described as a vigorous super-aroma hop with very fragrant floral and tropical fruit aromas and flavors. Rich in fruit and candy notes, this hop has been likened to Hawaiian fruit punch, black cherry, red hard candy, and hibiscus resin....

Other aroma descriptors include hibiscus, floral, black_cherry, candy, resin & fruity.

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, citrus, grassy, pine, spicy, tangerine, papaya, rose, earthy, blossom, bubblegum & grapefruit.

Motueka

Purpose: Dual  •  Country: NZ  •  αA: 5-8.5%  •  βA: 5.0-5.5%  •  CoH: 25-35%  •  Oils: 0.8-1.0 mL/100g

The Motueka hop has specific aroma descriptors include distinctive fresh crushed citrus, mojito lime character, lively lemon and lime tones with background hints of tropical fruit. It also has fresh herbal notes (basil, rosemary) and hints of dried orchard fruit around the edges. Motueka was origina...

Other aroma descriptors include citrus, mojito, lime, lemon & floral.

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 grapefruit, passion_fruit, hay, earthy & pine.

Multihead

Purpose: Aroma  •  Country: USA  •  αA: 3.5-4.5%  •  βA: 5.5-8%  •  CoH: 45%  •  Oils: 0.5-1.5 mL/100g

Multihead is a neomexicanus breed so named for its tendency to produce dual cones. Low alpha acid levels and high oil content make this hop perfect for packing flavor and aroma into your beer. Known for imparting intense tropical flavors of melon, guava, apricot and citrus. Although primarily used a...

Other aroma descriptors include citrus & peach.

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 citrus, pineapple, passion_fruit, peach, grapefruit & nectar.

Paradigm

Purpose: Aroma  •  Country: USA  •  αA: 8-10.2%  •  βA: 3.9-4.6%  •  CoH: 35%  •  Oils: 1.2 mL/100g

​Paradigm is the proud beginning of an entire movement, an industry shift that may very well revitalize what it means to commercially grow hops for Midwest Hop growers. Aromas Identified by brewers include Herbal, Peach, Pear, Dank, Tropical, Cotton Candy, Mint, Papaya, Spice, Chamomile, Catty, Sp...

Other aroma descriptors include herbal, stone_fruit, spicy, melon, candy, dank, papaya, mint, pear & chamomile.

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 passion_fruit, grapefruit & citrus.

Sabro

Purpose: Aroma  •  Country: USA  •  αA: 12-17%  •  βA: 4.0-7.0%  •  CoH: 20-24%  •  Oils: 1.8-3.5 mL/100g

The Sabro hop has complex and distinct fruit and citrus aromas. It also has a unique blend of tangerine, coconut, tropical and stone fruit flavors underscored by hints of cedar and mint. Sabro proves to be a strongly expressive hop that translates its flavor incredibly well into beer....

Other aroma descriptors include citrus, tangerine, coconut, stone_fruit, cedar, mint, cream & herbal.

Samba

Purpose: Aroma  •  Country: USA  •  αA: 8-12%  •  βA: 4-6%  •  CoH: 28-32%  •  Oils: 1.5-2.5 mL/100g

Complex aroma characterized by juicy tropical fruits (pineapple, mango), stone fruits, candy, and orange tangerine....

Other aroma descriptors include pineapple, mango, stone_fruit, candy & orange.

Solero

Purpose: Aroma  •  Country: GER  •  αA: 9-10%  •  βA: 5-6%  •  CoH: 35-45%  •  Oils: 1.5-2.0 mL/100g

The Solero hop is a dual-purpose hop known to have strong fruit aromas and flavors including tropical and passion fruits along with mango....

Other aroma descriptors include mango & passion_fruit.

Southern Cross

Purpose: Dual  •  Country: NZ  •  αA: 11-14%  •  βA: 5-7%  •  CoH: 25-28%  •  Oils: 1.2-1.8 mL/100g

Southern Cross hops have aroma descriptors that include citrus and tropical fruit with hints of lemon zest, lime, pine and spice. It has excellent essential oils and low co-humulone delivering a delicate balance of citrus and spice when added at the end of boil....

Other aroma descriptors include lemon, lime, pine, spicy, citrus & zest.

Southern Star

Purpose: Dual  •  Country: SA  •  αA: 12-18.6%  •  βA: 4-7.5%  •  CoH: 25-31%  •  Oils: 1.4-1.7 mL/100g

This hop offers clean, crisp and efficient bittering with slight berry, floral and citrus notes. Detailed aroma descriptors include pineapple, blueberries, tangerine, tropical fruit, passion fruit, quince, pear, cassis, rose petals, orange and coffee....

Other aroma descriptors include quince, berry, floral, citrus, pineapple, tangerine, passion_fruit, pear, cassis, rose, orange & coffee.

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, grapefruit, lemon, berries & rose.

Styrian Fox

Purpose: Dual  •  Country: SLO  •  αA: 5.7-12%  •  βA: 2.1-4%  •  CoH: 26-30%  •  Oils: 0.4-1.7 mL/100g

Styrian Fox is one of the latest Styrian hops on the market. When brewed, expect floral and fruity notes. Some brewers even say they get hints of pepper and mild tobacco flavours from this hop unique strain....

Other aroma descriptors include black_currant, lemongrass, marjoram, elderflower, pineapple, pine, citrus & honey.

Sultana (Denali)

Purpose: Dual  •  Country: USA  •  αA: 13-16%  •  βA: 3.5-7%  •  CoH: 22-26%  •  Oils: 2.5-4.5 mL/100g

Sultana was formerly called Denali, however it is also called Nuggetzilla by some. This hop is rich in pineapple, citrus (often perceived as lemon), and pine flavors, though it can often come off as spicy as well....

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

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, grapefruit, 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 grapefruit, citrus, rose, pine, resin, sage, potpourri, floral, cream, stone_fruit & woody.

Topaz

Purpose: Dual  •  Country: AUS  •  αA: 13.7-20.1%  •  βA: 4.9-7.9%  •  CoH: 47-53%  •  Oils: 1.3-2.2 mL/100g

Topaz hops have light, tropical fruit flavors of lychee, clove-like spice and resinous grassy tones. This is a fantastic hop to use when dry hopping. When used with later additions and in higher gravity brews, specific flavor qualities come out as pleasant, and more pronounced light tropical fruit....

Other aroma descriptors include lychee, clove, resin, grassy, pine & passion_fruit.

Trident

Purpose: Dual  •  Country: USA  •  αA: 11-14%  •  βA: 4-5%  •  CoH: 20-30%  •  Oils: 1.5-3.0 mL/100g

Trident is a specialized blend with a much wider range of aroma and flavor characteristics than any single hop variety could generate on its own. Although, Trident is suitably balanced as is, it could also be added with others to build an even more unique and potent flavor profile....

Other aroma descriptors include fruity, citrus, tropical_fruit & passion_fruit.

Tropica

Purpose: Dual  •  Country: USA  •  αA: 8.8%  •  βA: 3%  •  CoH: %  •  Oils: 1.4 mL/100g

Mighty Axe’s custom growing practices create Tropica’s distinct tropical character....

Other aroma descriptors include pineapple, mandarin, orange & dank.

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 pineapple, pine, passion_fruit, herbal & earthy.

Wakatu

Purpose: Dual  •  Country: NZ  •  αA: 6.5-8.5%  •  βA: 8.0-8.5%  •  CoH: 28-30%  •  Oils: 0.9-1.2 mL/100g

Wakatu has a pronounced earthy-sweet floral Hallertau character underscored by tropical fruit notes. Other specific aroma descriptors include restrained floral notes and freshly zested lime....

Other aroma descriptors include floral, lime & zest.

X13459

Purpose: Aroma  •  Country: USA  •  αA: 3.0-5.5%  •  βA: 4-5%  •  CoH: 21-24%  •  Oils: 0.8-2.0 mL/100g

This aroma cultivar is new in 2020 and known to have strong fruit flavors including citrus, peach and strawberry....

Other aroma descriptors include floral, peach, citrus & strawberry.

Zappa

Purpose: Aroma  •  Country: USA  •  αA: 6-9%  •  βA: 8-9%  •  CoH: 40-45%  •  Oils: 1.8-2.5 mL/100g

Zappa hops have spicy aromas with intense notes of tropical fruit (mango, passion fruit), citrus, and pine. Additional descriptors include savory, mint, and Fruity Pebbles. This hop is unlike any other on the market today....

Other aroma descriptors include mint, savory, fruity, mango, passion_fruit, citrus, pine, spicy & fresh.

Zula

Purpose: Dual  •  Country: POL  •  αA: 8-14%  •  βA: 3.8-7%  •  CoH: 30%  •  Oils: 1.1-2.0 mL/100g

Zula was designed as high-alpha variety, but due to “additional aroma compounds” it was sentenced to death by larger breweries. Years later it turned out that those strange aromas are tropical and citrus fruits. This hop is accompanied by short, clean bitterness when used in the early boil....

Other aroma descriptors include clean, citrus & fruity.

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 & grapefruit.

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