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Crazy Horse Hops has 8 varieties of our locally grown hops along with a selection of other top tier premium hops from Great Lakes Select Hops.

CASCADE

Hop Profile – Orange and citrus-forward with notes of grapefruit.
Purpose – Dual
Alpha Acid – 4.5%-6.9%
Beta Acid – 3.6%-7.5%
Co-Humulone – 33%-40%
Total Oil – 0.8-1.5 mL/100g
Substitutes – Centennial, Columbus, Ahtanum
Style Guide – Barley Wine, American Pale Ale, IPA,

CHINOOK

Hop Profile – Distinct Pineapple, Grapefruit, Citrus, less resinous pine. More juicy than other growing regions.
Purpose – Dual
Alpha Acid – 10%-14%
Beta Acid – 3%-4%
Co-Humulone – 29%-34%
Total Oil Composition – 1.5-2.7 mL/100g
Substitutes – Galena, Eroica, Nugget, Bullion, Columbus, Northern Brewer, Target
Style Guide – Winter Ale, Pale Ale, India Pale Ale, Porter, Stout, Lager, Barley Wine, American Lager, American Ale

CRYSTAL

Hop Profile – Floral and complex noble character. Light herbal top notes. Light hints of blueberry and melon
Purpose – Aroma
Alpha Acid – 2.8%-4.4%
Beta Acid – 5.8%-7%
Co-Humulone – 21%-26%
Total Oil – 0.82 mL/100g
Substitutes – Liberty, Mount Hood, German Hallertau, Ultra, Strisselspalter, Hersbrucker
Style Guide – Blond, Pilsner, Light Lager, Golden Ale, Nut Brown Ale, Pale Ale, India Pale Ale, Stout, Chocolate Stout, American Lager

COMET

Hop Profile – Strong Grapefruit, Dank Resin Flavors
Purpose – Dual
Alpha Acid – 9.4%-12.4%
Beta Acid – 3%-6.1%
Co-Humulone – 38%-43%
Total Oil – 1.98 mL/100g
Substitutes – Galena, Summit™
Style Guide – Lager, American Ale, India Pale Ale, Ale

MICHIGAN COPPER™

Hop Profile – Fruit Punch, Floral, Tropical, Pepper, Cherry
Purpose – Aroma
Alpha Acid – 8.8% – 10.5%
Beta Acid – 2.5% – 3.5%
Co-Humulone – 36%
Total Oil – 1.15ml/100g
Sustitutes – TBD
Style Guide – American Pale Ale, India Pale Ale, Pale Ale, Wheat, Belgians, Lagers, Stouts

NUGGET

Characteristics – Solid Bittering, Light Fruit Flavor, Heavy Floral Aroma
Purpose – Dual
Alpha Acid – 9.5%-14%
Beta Acid – 4.2%-5.8%
Co-Humulone – 22%-30%
Total Oil – 1.5-3 mL/100g
Substitutes – Galena
Style Guide – India Pale Ale, Imperial India Pale Ale

TRIUMPH

Characteristics – Intense and fruity with prominent peach, lime, and orange, followed with suggestions of spice and pine.
Purpose – Dual
Alpha Acid – 9% – 12%
Beta Acid– 3% – 5%
Co-Humulone – 22%-26%
Total Oil – 0.8 – 1.8 mL/100g
Substitutes – TBD
Style Guide – everything from lagers to pale ales

ZEUS

Characteristics – Herbal, spicy, pungent, and with some citrus overtones.
Purpose – Bittering
Alpha Acid – 13%-17.5%
Beta Acid – 4.5%-6.5%
Co-Humulone – 30%-40%
Total Oil – 2.4-4.5 mL/100g
Myrcene Oil – 45%-55%
Humulene Oil – 9%-14%
Caryophyllene Oil – 5%-10%
Farnesene Oil – < 1%
Substitutes – Columbus

GREAT LAKES SELECT HOPS

Michigan Copper (TM)
Mackinac (TM)
Bergamot (TM)
Emerald Spire (TM)
Gemini (TM)
Paradigm (TM)

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