Horizon Hops

Horizon HopsIf you are looking for a smooth bittering hop with good amounts of floral and spicy aromas then consider using Horizon hops.

This moderately high alpha acid hop has very low co-humulone levels which makes this a good smooth bittering hop. The total oil amounts makes this a good aroma hop variety.

Some of the most popular beer styles where you’ll see this hop variety being used are your Ales and Lagers needing a clean hop taste…

Here are some of the most important characteristics of this hop variety:

Alpha:Beta Ratio: 1.6
Alpha Acids: 10.2 – 16.5%
Beta Acids:
6.5 – 8.5%
17 – 22% of alpha acids

Total Oils: 1.2 – 2.6 mL per 100 grams
Myrcene: 65 – 75% of total oils
Humulene: 8 – 10% of total oils

If you are looking for a hop substitution for this variety, you can consider using Magnum hops. Magnum hops have similar alpha acid content, though slightly higher co-humulone and it’s a neutral or clean flavor hop.