Tomahawk Hops

Tomahawk HopsIf you are looking for a high alpha acid hop variety with good pungent aroma then consider using Tomahawk hops…

This hop variety is mostly considered a bittering hop, but it does provide some good aroma similar to Columbus hops…

Some of the most popular beer styles where you’ll see this hop being used are you more bitter ales like IPA, Double IPA, American Stout, and Barleywine.

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

Tomahawk Hop Profile

Alpha:Beta Ratio:
Alpha Acids: 14.5 – 16.5%
Beta Acids:
4.0 – 5.0%
Co-humulone:
28 – 32% of alpha acids

Total Oils: 2.0 – 3.0 mL per 100 grams
Myrcene: 40 – 50% of total oils
Humulene: 12 – 18% of total oils

A possible hop substitution would be Columbus Hops, or Zeus Hops… others not as similar, but that would possibly work would be Galena hops, Chinook hops or Nugget hops…