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Mt. Hood’

– Mt. Hood’ ( Mount Hood ) [ Aroma Variety ] Developed: By the USDA Hop Breeding Program in Portland, Oregon. Released (1989)
[ Alpha Acid: 4-6.5% / Beta Acid: 4.4-7.2% / Co-Humulone Composition: 21-25% / Similar Hops: Hersbrucker, Hallertau Mittelfrüh, Crystal, Liberty ]
– Mount Hood is an Aroma Variety of Hop, descendant of the Hallertau family of Hops, developed as a cross between a Colchicine-induced Tetraploid, Hallertau Mittelfrueh and a USDA 19058M Variety of Hop. Named after the Mt. Hood volcano in Portland, Oregon that sits perched above the Hood River. Mount Hood boasts similar qualities to the German Hallertau variety imparting Herbal-Spice, Cut Grass, Lemon-Zest, Mandarin, Apricots and subtle hints of Basil in the Aroma. Common among American Craft Brewing and well suited to English Styles alike, Mt. Hood has become a staple in Craft Brewing worldwide. Developed by the USDA Hop Breeding Program and released in 1989, Oregon, United States.