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Analytical Data

Alpha Acids 3.3%
Beta Acids 8.2%
Total Oil 0.88
Storage Good/Fair

“Grüngeist is one of my favorite hops. Whether you’re looking to add a subtle amount of peach character to a lighter beer, or tropical berry notes to an IPA. Grüngeist provides the flexibility to either play a supporting role or shine bright on its own. This low alpha hop brings a lot of flavor to any party it’s invited to. 5 out of 5 stars, would absolutely recommend.”

Christopher O’Connor Vice President, Brewery Operations Prost Brewing Company

“This hop adds so much substance to so many styles—especially those driven by hops. While still having that noble backbone that German varieties are known for, Grüngeist adds layers of berries, stone fruit, and even a tropical punch when allowed to take the stage solo. The aesthetics are also fantastic—with almost a sweetness added that smooths out the flavor and aroma while still being bright and punchy."

Tim Matthews VP of Global Brewing CANarchy Craft Brewery Collective

Key Flavors:
Tropical, Passion Fruit, Peach, Lemon Zest

Profile and Origin:
Originally bred from Hallertau Tradition hops at the Hop Research Center Hüll in Germany, Grüngeist is a Hop Head Farms proprietary hop that brings together Old World and New World hop characteristics. The unique combination of tropical passion fruit and peach are balanced with a hint of lemon zest and floral essence. The name Grüngeist means ‘green ghost,’ a reference to the green hop fields and the ethereal nature of the complex hop aroma. With notes of stone fruit and red berries, and hints of lemon lime, Grüngeist is a highly versatile hop that can be used in just about any application.

Typical Beer Styles:
Lager, Kolche, Helles, IPA, NEIPA, APA, IPL

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