Magnum, Nugget, and Centennial Hop Rhizomes available now for spring 2017
I can hand dig them as soon as the ground thaws.
I'm liquidating my hop farm in upstate New York :(
You get a huge mature hop rhizomes capable of growing 20' feet.
Grow them up your garage or cover a chain link fence. These are amazon growers.
Give them to dad or neighbors as gifts!
All hop have been organically grown for 3+ years with no pesticides or chemicals ever used.
Now is the best time to get started on your brewing adventure.
Big discounts on shipping huge orders!
All rhizomes are hand dug per order.
I have about 150 rhizomes per hop species.
All rhizomes are shipped bare root wrapped in black plastic bags and then either boxed or shipped in tyvec bags.
Proper care is need to ensure hop survival.
Please do the need research before ordering so you know how to store and plant your new hop rhizomes for the proper spring planting in your climate zone.
Centennial Hops is a celebration of the gods in a medium compact cone form. Named after the Washington State festival sharing the same name, this variety was another brain child of the USDA. Once again, Brewer's Gold Hops was used along with Fuggle, East Kent Golding, Bavarian, and one other unknown variety to produce this dark yellow lupulin producer.
Centennial Hops was first created in 1974 and boasts an alpha acid rating of 9.5%-11.5%. It is sometimes referred to as a Super Cascade, however it is lighter on the citrus aromas. Centennial works undoubtedly well in Pale Ales and India Pale Ales, where some bottom line bitterness in beer is needed with the top end aroma. The floral flavor and aroma of this variety is evident in many commercial beers.
Centennial has seen a resurgence in both the beer making and hops growing industry. In its short life, it has seen rise and fall, and is now on an upswing. Its versatility in different beer styles, resistance to disease and fungus, and moderate storagability will keep Centennial in the American mainstream for some time to come.
Nugget Hops was released in 1982 by the U.S.D.A and is a cross between Brewers Gold and a high alpha acid male. Nugget Hops is the mother of Millenium Hops and ranks second for the amount grown Oregon and by 1991 had taken over 14.1% of U.S. hop production. Wow.
Nugget Hops has an acute bitterness from its 9.5%-14.0% alpha acid content. It provides the umph in many beer styles that require the hop jolt including imperial style ales. Its a dual use hops that has green, herbal aroma. It has a relatively low co-humulone oil content. The myrcene oil is on the high side, which helps provide some of the woody tones.
Nugget is an extremely popular hops for brewing. It was bred partly for its storage capacity, and holds 70%-80% of its alpha acid content after 6 months storage at 20 degrees celsius. The moderately long compact cones are harvested mid season. Nugget is moderately resistant to the plagues of the region including Prunus Necrotic Ring-Spot Virus, Downy Mildew, and Powdery Mildew.
Sometimes referred to as Yakima Magnum. Magnum is a good, clean, all purpose bittering hop. It is sometimes described as having a floral character. Alpha acids are high, usually between 12 and 14% AAU. This hop was bred in 1980 bred in 1980 at Huell, the German Hop Research Instititute. It was a cross between Galena and the German male 75/5/3. Usage is best in ale styles like Pale Ale and IPA, or any strong ales. Other sources say they are good for Pils and Lager styles. This wide range of use is due to this hop's clean characteristics. Specifications
Typical Use : Bittering Alpha Acid : 12 to 14% AAU Origination : USA and Germany Commercial Examples : ??? Characteristics : Clean, Bitter, sometimes described as Citrus Styles : American Pale Ale, American IPA, Strong Ale Similar Hops : Horizon, Perle, Northern Brewer
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Jan 16, 2018 by Gino Rocco
These look great! Quick shipping! Wonderful note included! Thanks for being AWESOME!!