Galena Hop Plant/Rhizome
Galena hop plant is a US hop variety developed by the department of agriculture in Idaho in 1978 and descended from Brewer’s Gold. It is one of the most widely used bittering hop varieties in the US and is also an excellent dual-use hop.
This is a high alpha hop producing compact, medium sized cones. Galena has a fruity flavour of citrus and blackcurrant and is purportedly used in Corona Extra. Galena will grow to approx. 15-20 feet once mature.
|Alpha Acid Composition||12%|
|Beta Acid Composition||7.5%|
|Yield Amount||1790-2240 kg/hectare (1600-2000 lbs/acre)|
|Resistant to||Resistant to downy mildew and peronospera|
|Susceptible to||Susceptible to prunus necrotic ring-spot virus, powdery mildew and aphids|
|Storability||Retains 75%-80% alpha acid after 6 months storage at 20ºC (68ºF)|
|Ease of Harvest||Easy|
|Total Oil Composition||0.9-1.3 mL/100g|
|Myrcene Oil Composition||55%-60%|
|Humulene Oil Composition||10%-15%|
|Style Guide||Imperial Stout, Stout, India Pale Ale, Barley Wine|