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Beer Maverick has found 9 hops that have been classified as having Zest aroma and/or flavor characteristics. The most popular secondary descriptors of this subset of hops are citrus (6), floral (5), tropical_fruit (4), lemon (4) & lime (4).

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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, lemongrass, lime, juniper, tropical_fruit, pepper & floral.


Purpose: Dual  •  Country: USA  •  αA: 14-16%  •  βA: 4.3%  •  CoH: 35%  •  Oils: 1.9 mL/100g

Caliente hops have flavors of citrus (lemon zest), peach and pine, with aromas of stone fruit and mandarin. While "caliente" means "hot" in Spanish, this hop is not spicy....

Other aroma descriptors include citrus, peach, pine, stone_fruit, mandarin & lemon.


Purpose: Aroma  •  Country: USA  •  αA: 2.9%  •  βA: 9%  •  CoH: 19.2%  •  Oils: 1.2 mL/100g

The unique combination of peach and passion fruit are equally balanced with a hint of lemon zest and floral essence. Grüngeist adds aromas and flavors of kiwi, overripe peach and dried lavender...

Other aroma descriptors include kiwi, peach, passion_fruit, lemon, floral & lavender.


Purpose: Dual  •  Country: USA  •  αA: 10.5-13.7%  •  βA: 6.4-7.9%  •  CoH: 27-28%  •  Oils: 1.9 mL/100g

Originally nicknamed "Befuddlement" for it's unique yet unidentifiable characteristics, Hydra has emerged with an incredible ability to amplify and juice up a brew. Hydra can not only accentuate other hops characteristics but can easily shine solo. ...

Other aroma descriptors include citrus, tangerine, mandarin, resin, lime, berry, peach, watermelon, rose, apricot & tropical_fruit.


Purpose: Aroma  •  Country: NZ  •  αA: 5-6%  •  βA: 5.0-6.0%  •  CoH: 24-26%  •  Oils: 0.9-1.2 mL/100g

Pacifica has aroma descriptors that include a signature citrus orange zest marmalade; classic Hallertau characteristics with some floral notes. Moderate and highly pleasant. Orange marmalade and delicate citrus aromas come from this hop, blended with a very Old World Hallertau-esque warmth. It also ...

Other aroma descriptors include citrus, orange, floral, marmalade, hay, honey & tangy.

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 & tropical_fruit.


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, melon, resin, spicy, black_pepper, sandalwood, cedar & floral.


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 & tropical_fruit.


Purpose: Bittering  •  Country: SA  •  αA: 11.5-16.4%  •  βA: 7.8-8.4%  •  CoH: 29-30%  •  Oils: 1.1-1.7 mL/100g

This hop has some potent bittering qualities. The aroma profile of XJA/436 is bergamot citrus, dried lemon zest, candied papaya, ripe cantaloupe, gooseberries, and resin....

Other aroma descriptors include lemon, papaya, cataloupe, gooseberry, resin, citrus & blueberry.

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