2021 US Nugget 13.2% AA T90 pellets.
Nugget is a famous American high alpha variety developed in 1983 at Oregon State University. This hop has become increasingly popular for its spicy, herbal aromas with a pear and peach note. Lineage includes Brewer’s Gold, Canterbury Golding and Early Green. Nugget has an acute bitterness from its high alpha acid content. It provides the oomph 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.
Typical Beer Style Uses:
India Pale Ales, India Red Ales and Imperial IPAs