Comet hops were released in 1974 by the USDA and were originally utilized for its high alpha acid content and adaptability to growing conditions in the Yakima Valley. Comet hops have made a recent comeback, finding favor with some brewers in dual purpose applications for its subtle and unique, "wild American" aroma of citrus zest, fragrant grassy character and undertones of wild forest fruit and old-school earthy bitterness.1 oz.
|Beer Styles||IPAs, wild ales, farmhouse ales|
|Alpha||8 - 12%|
|Beta||3 - 6%|
|Aroma||"Wild American;" citrus zest, fragrant grass, fruit, and earth|