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Which Hops Have a Stone Fruit Aroma?

Stone Fruit Hops

Try these hops types which include a stone fruit aroma:

Variety Aroma Wheel Placement Description
Galena Citrus, Stone Fruit, Spicy Spicy, blackcurrant and citrus (grapefruit) tones
Palisade Stone Fruit, Herbal, Grassy Apricot, grass and clean floral charcteristics
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Which Hops Have a Herbal Aroma?

Herbal Hops

Try these hops types which include a herbal aroma:

Variety Aroma Wheel Placement Description
Admiral (UK) Citrus, Tobacco/Earthy, Herbal Pleasant, resinous hop aroma with hints of citrus (orange) and herbal flavors
Equinox Citrus, Herbal, Tropical Fruit A pronounced aroma profile with citrus, tropical fruit, floral and herbal characteristics. Specific descriptors include lemon, lime, papaya, apple, and green pepper.
Glacier Herbal Pleasant hop aroma
Hallertau Floral, Spicy, Herbal Mild and pleasant, yet spicy, with herbal and floral characteristics
Millenium Floral, Tobacco/Earthy, Herbal Mild and resinous with floral and herbal tones
Mt. Hood Spicy, Tobacco/Earthy, Herbal Mild, herbal and somewhat pungent or spicy
Northern Brewer (GR) Floral, Herbal Medium intense herbal and floral tones
Nugget Spicy, Herbal Mild and pleasant with spicy, herbal tones
Palisade Stone Fruit, Herbal, Grassy Apricot, grass and clean floral charcteristics
Perle Floral, Spicy, Herbal Slightly spicy with herbal and floral characteristics
Santiam Floral, Spicy, Herbal Slightly spicy with herbal and floral characteristics
Sorachi Ace Citrus, Herbal, Grassy Unique lemon and dill characteristics
Tettnang (GR) Floral, Tobacco/Earthy, Herbal Mild and pleasant with balanced earthy, herbal and floral aroma impressions
Vanguard Floral, Herbal Herbal and floral tones
Warrior Citrus, Herbal, Pine Mild and resinous with subtle citrus, pine and herbal characteristics
WGV (UK) Floral, Tobacco/Earthy, Herbal Fresh earthy, botanical and floral flavors
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Which Hops Have a Tobacco Earthy Aroma?

Earthy Hops

Try these hops types which include a tobacco earthy aroma:

Variety Aroma Wheel Placement Description
Admiral (UK) Citrus, Tobacco/Earthy, Herbal Pleasant, resinous hop aroma with hints of citrus (orange) and herbal flavors
Ahtanum Citrus, Floral, Tobacco/Earthy Floral, earthy, citrus and grapefruit tones
EKG (UK) Floral, Spicy, Tobacco/Earthy Smooth and delicate with floral, lavender, spice, honey, earth, lemon and thyme overtones
Fuggle Fruity, Tobacco/Earthy, Grassy Mild wood and fruit characteristics
Millenium Floral, Tobacco/Earthy, Herbal Mild and resinous with floral and herbal tones
Mt. Hood Spicy, Tobacco/Earthy, Herbal Mild, herbal and somewhat pungent or spicy
Northern Brewer Tobacco/Earthy, Pine Medium intensity, pine and mint characteristics
Saaz Spicy, Tobacco/Earthy Mild spice and earth tones
Simcoe Citrus, Tobacco/Earthy, Pine Unique passionfruit, pine, earth and citrus characteristics
Summit Citrus, Spicy, Tobacco/Earthy Distinct spice, earthy, onion, garlic and citrus (pink grapefruit, orange and tangerine) tones
Tettnang (GR) Floral, Tobacco/Earthy, Herbal Mild and pleasant with balanced earthy, herbal and floral aroma impressions
WGV (UK) Floral, Tobacco/Earthy, Herbal Fresh earthy, botanical and floral flavors
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Which Hops Have a Grassy Aroma?

Grassy Hops

Try these hops types which include a grassy aroma:

Variety Aroma Wheel Placement Description
Fuggle Fruity, Tobacco/Earthy, Grassy Mild wood and fruit characteristics
Mosaic Citrus, Floral, Grassy A complex array of tropical fruit, citrus, berry, herbal, earthy and pine characteristics
Palisade Stone Fruit, Herbal, Grassy Apricot, grass and clean floral charcteristics
Sorachi Ace Citrus, Herbal, Grassy Unique lemon and dill characteristics
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Which Hops Have a Tropical Aroma?

Tropical Hops

Try these hops types which include a tropical aroma:

Variety Aroma Wheel Placement Description
Amarillo Citrus, Floral, Tropical Fruit Floral, tropical, and citrus (lemon, orange and grapefruit) characteristics
Citra Fruity, Citrus, Tropical Fruit Strong citrus and tropical tones of grapefruit, melon, lime, gooseberry, passion fruit and lychee
Equinox Citrus, Herbal, Tropical Fruit A pronounced aroma profile with citrus, tropical fruit, floral and herbal characteristics. Specific descriptors include lemon, lime, papaya, apple, and green pepper.
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Which Hops Have a Citrus Aroma?

Citrus Hops

Try these hops types which include a citrus aroma:

Variety Aroma Wheel Placement Description
Admiral (UK) Citrus, Tobacco/Earthy, Herbal Pleasant, resinous hop aroma with hints of citrus (orange) and herbal flavors
Ahtanum Citrus, Floral, Tobacco/Earthy Floral, earthy, citrus and grapefruit tones
Amarillo Citrus, Floral, Tropical Fruit Floral, tropical, and citrus (lemon, orange and grapefruit) characteristics
Cascade Fruity, Citrus, Floral Medium intense floral, citrus and grapefruit tones
Centennial Citrus, Floral Medium intensity floral and citrus (lemon) tones
Chelan Citrus, Floral Mild floral and citrus characteristics
Chinook Citrus, Spicy, Pine Distinct, medium intensity spice and pine characteristics with subtle notes of grapefruit
Citra Fruity, Citrus, Tropical Fruit Strong citrus and tropical tones of grapefruit, melon, lime, gooseberry, passion fruit and lychee
Columbus Citrus, Spicy Pungent, black pepper, licorice characteristics with subtle citrus overtones
Equinox Citrus, Herbal, Tropical Fruit A pronounced aroma profile with citrus, tropical fruit, floral and herbal characteristics. Specific descriptors include lemon, lime, papaya, apple, and green pepper.
Galena Citrus, Stone Fruit, Spicy Spicy, blackcurrant and citrus (grapefruit) tones
Liberty Citrus, Spicy Mild and spicy with subtle lemon and citrus characteristics
Mosaic Citrus, Floral, Grassy A complex array of tropical fruit, citrus, berry, herbal, earthy and pine characteristics
Mt. Rainier Citrus, Floral, Spicy Floral and noble aromas, with citrus and licorice overtones
Simcoe Citrus, Tobacco/Earthy, Pine Unique passionfruit, pine, earth and citrus characteristics
Sorachi Ace Citrus, Herbal, Grassy Unique lemon and dill characteristics
Sterling Citrus, Spicy Herbal and spicy, with a hint of floral, citrus (lemon/pineapple) characteristics
Summit Citrus, Spicy, Tobacco/Earthy Distinct spice, earthy, onion, garlic and citrus (pink grapefruit, orange and tangerine) tones
Tahoma Citrus, Cedar, Pine Predominate citrus and lemon notes with cedar, pine, floral, pepper and subtle green melon notes.
Warrior Citrus, Herbal, Pine Mild and resinous with subtle citrus, pine and herbal characteristics
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Which Hops Have a Spicy Aroma?

Spicy Hops

Try these hops types which include a spicy aroma:

Variety Aroma Wheel Placement Description
Brewers Gold Fruity, Spicy Spicy, fruity characteristics, black currant
Brewers Gold (GR) Fruity, Spicy Black currant, fruit and spice characteristics
Chinook Citrus, Spicy, Pine Distinct, medium intensity spice and pine characteristics with subtle notes of grapefruit
Cluster Floral, Spicy Strong floral and spicy characteristics
Columbus Citrus, Spicy Pungent, black pepper, licorice characteristics with subtle citrus overtones
Crystal Spicy Mild, spicy and floral
EKG (UK) Floral, Spicy, Tobacco/Earthy Smooth and delicate with floral, lavender, spice, honey, earth, lemon and thyme overtones
Galena Citrus, Stone Fruit, Spicy Spicy, blackcurrant and citrus (grapefruit) tones
Golding Floral, Spicy Mild and delicate with sweet floral characteristics
Hallertau Floral, Spicy, Herbal Mild and pleasant, yet spicy, with herbal and floral characteristics
Horizon Floral, Spicy Pleasant and spicy, with floral characteristics
Liberty Citrus, Spicy Mild and spicy with subtle lemon and citrus characteristics
Mt. Hood Spicy, Tobacco/Earthy, Herbal Mild, herbal and somewhat pungent or spicy
Mt. Rainier Citrus, Floral, Spicy Floral and noble aromas, with citrus and licorice overtones
Nugget Spicy, Herbal Mild and pleasant with spicy, herbal tones
Perle Floral, Spicy, Herbal Slightly spicy with herbal and floral characteristics
Perle (GR) Fruity, Floral, Spicy Delicate floral, fruit, spice and mint tones
Saaz Spicy, Tobacco/Earthy Mild spice and earth tones
Santiam Floral, Spicy, Herbal Slightly spicy with herbal and floral characteristics
Sterling Citrus, Spicy Herbal and spicy, with a hint of floral, citrus (lemon/pineapple) characteristics
Summit Citrus, Spicy, Tobacco/Earthy Distinct spice, earthy, onion, garlic and citrus (pink grapefruit, orange and tangerine) tones
Tettnang Spicy Noble aroma that is pleasant and spicy
Ultra Floral, Spicy Mild and pleasant with spicy, floral tones
Willamette Floral, Spicy Mild and pleasant, with slightly spicy and floral tones
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Which Hops Have a Fruity Aroma?

Fruity Hops

Try these hops types which include a fruity aroma:

Variety Aroma Wheel Placement Description
Bravo Fruity, Floral Pleasant fruity and floral aroma characteristics
Brewers Gold Fruity, Spicy Spicy, fruity characteristics, black currant
Brewers Gold (GR) Fruity, Spicy Black currant, fruit and spice characteristics
Bullion Fruity Strong and zesty blackcurrant characteristics
Cascade Fruity, Citrus, Floral Medium intense floral, citrus and grapefruit tones
Citra Fruity, Citrus, Tropical Fruit Strong citrus and tropical tones of grapefruit, melon, lime, gooseberry, passion fruit and lychee
Fuggle Fruity, Tobacco/Earthy Mild wood and fruit characteristics
Perle (GR) Fruity, Floral, Spicy Delicate floral, fruit, spice and mint tones
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Which Hops Have the Most Caryophyllene?

Caryophyllene Hops

Caryophyllene is a natural terpene that is a constituent of the essential oils of hops and other plants, especially cloves, cannabis and rosemary. Caryophyllene is one of the chemical compounds that contributes to the aroma of black pepper. Some say that caryophyllene has a woody, herbal, European aroma. It has anti-inflammatory properties.

Caryophyllene, like myrcene, is used often in the perfume industry to aid in aroma dispersion. It’s found in foods including ice cream, baked goods and beverages.

Which hops have the most caryophyllene? Below is a table which ranks hops in terms of their caryophyllene content as a percentage of the total oil content.

Variety Caryophyllene % Aroma Wheel Placement Description
Vanguard 15.62 Floral, Herbal Herbal and floral tones
EKG (UK) 14.93 Floral, Spicy, Tobacco/Earthy Smooth and delicate with floral, lavender, spice, honey, earth, lemon and thyme overtones
Perle (GR) 14.67 Fruity, Floral, Spicy Delicate floral, fruit, spice and mint tones
Brewers Gold (GR) 14.61 Fruity, Spicy Black currant, fruit and spice characteristics
Admiral (UK) 14.21 Citrus, Tobacco/Earthy, Herbal Pleasant, resinous hop aroma with hints of citrus (orange) and herbal flavors
Perle 14.03 Floral, Spicy, Herbal Slightly spicy with herbal and floral characteristics
Fuggle 14.01 Fruity, Tobacco/Earthy Mild wood and fruit characteristics
Tettnang 13.48 Spicy Noble aroma that is pleasant and spicy
Northern Brewer 13.24 Tobacco/Earthy, Pine Medium intensity, pine and mint characteristics
Willamette 13.18 Floral, Spicy Mild and pleasant, with slightly spicy and floral tones
Summit 12.85 Citrus, Spicy, Tobacco/Earthy Distinct spice, earthy, onion, garlic and citrus (pink grapefruit, orange and tangerine) tones
Styrian Celeia 12.82 Floral Pleasant and hoppy, similar to traditional European varieties
WGV (UK) 12.54 Floral, Tobacco/Earthy, Herbal Fresh earthy, botanical and floral flavors
Mt. Hood 12.49 Spicy, Tobacco/Earthy, Herbal Mild, herbal and somewhat pungent or spicy
Golding 12.37 Floral, Spicy Mild and delicate with sweet floral characteristics
Northern Brewer (GR) 12.34 Floral, Herbal Medium intense herbal and floral tones
Warrior 12.06 Citrus, Herbal, Pine Mild and resinous with subtle citrus, pine and herbal characteristics
Palisade 11.92 Stone Fruit, Herbal, Grassy Apricot, grass and clean floral charcteristics
Horizon 11.13 Floral, Spicy Pleasant and spicy, with floral characteristics
Bullion 10.95 Fruity Strong and zesty blackcurrant characteristics
Equinox 10.9 Citrus, Herbal, Tropical Fruit A pronounced aroma profile with citrus, tropical fruit, floral and herbal characteristics. Specific descriptors include lemon, lime, papaya, apple, and green pepper.
Saaz 10.78 Spicy, Tobacco/Earthy Mild spice and earth tones
Hallertau (GR) 10.37 Mild, yet spicy, with floral and citrus tones
Chelan 10.09 Citrus, Floral Mild floral and citrus characteristics
Ahtanum 10.05 Citrus, Floral, Tobacco/Earthy Floral, earthy, citrus and grapefruit tones
Magnum 9.98 No distinct aroma characteristics
Hallertau 9.64 Floral, Spicy, Herbal Mild and pleasant, yet spicy, with herbal and floral characteristics
Brewers Gold 9.61 Fruity, Spicy Spicy, fruity characteristics, black currant
Liberty 9.58 Citrus, Spicy Mild and spicy with subtle lemon and citrus characteristics
Millenium 9.26 Floral, Tobacco/Earthy, Herbal Mild and resinous with floral and herbal tones
Newport 9.24 Mild
Glacier 9.11 Herbal Pleasant hop aroma
Nugget 9.07 Spicy, Herbal Mild and pleasant with spicy, herbal tones
Brewers Delight 8.8
Simcoe 8.72 Citrus, Tobacco/Earthy, Pine Unique passionfruit, pine, earth and citrus characteristics
Bitter Gold 8.62 No specific aroma characteristics
Chinook 8.5 Citrus, Spicy, Pine Distinct, medium intensity spice and pine characteristics with subtle notes of grapefruit
Cluster 8.45 Floral, Spicy Strong floral and spicy characteristics
Ultra 7.99 Floral, Spicy Mild and pleasant with spicy, floral tones
Santiam 7.88 Floral, Spicy, Herbal Slightly spicy with herbal and floral characteristics
Tettnang (GR) 7.74 Floral, Tobacco/Earthy, Herbal Mild and pleasant with balanced earthy, herbal and floral aroma impressions
Mt. Rainier 7.66 Citrus, Floral, Spicy Floral and noble aromas, with citrus and licorice overtones
Sorachi Ace 7.63 Citrus, Herbal, Grassy Unique lemon and dill characteristics
Columbus 7.58 Citrus, Spicy Pungent, black pepper, licorice characteristics with subtle citrus overtones
Yakima Gold 7.47 Mild and pleasant
Galena 7.44 Citrus, Stone Fruit, Spicy Spicy, blackcurrant and citrus (grapefruit) tones
Crystal 7.34 Spicy Mild, spicy and floral
Styrian Aurora 7.27 Floral, Pine Intense and pleasant displaying floral, pine and hoppy characteristics
Herkules (GR) 7.14 Floral Spicy, floral and hop notes with hints of pine, black pepper and melon
Sterling 6.66 Citrus, Spicy Herbal and spicy, with a hint of floral, citrus (lemon/pineapple) characteristics
Bravo 6.62 Fruity, Floral Pleasant fruity and floral aroma characteristics
Amarillo 6.53 Citrus, Floral, Tropical Fruit Floral, tropical, and citrus (lemon, orange and grapefruit) characteristics
Cascade 6.23 Fruity, Citrus, Floral Medium intense floral, citrus and grapefruit tones
Citra 5.58 Fruity, Citrus, Tropical Fruit Strong citrus and tropical tones of grapefruit, melon, lime, gooseberry, passion fruit and lychee
Centennial 5.23 Citrus, Floral Medium intensity floral and citrus (lemon) tones
Mosaic 4.24 Citrus, Floral, Grassy A complex array of tropical fruit, citrus, berry, herbal, earthy and pine characteristics
Triplepearl 3.92 Pleasant and balanced with notes of melon, orange citrus, resin, spice and pepper
Tahoma 3.79 Citrus, Cedar, Pine Predominate citrus and lemon notes with cedar, pine, floral, pepper and subtle green melon notes.
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Which Hops Have the Most Myrcene?

Myrcene Hops

Myrcene, or β-myrcene, is a significant component of the essential oil of hops, and other highly fragrant plants including mangoes, bay laurel leaves, cannabis, ylang-ylang, thyme, lemongrass, basil, parsley and cardamom.

Myrcene is the terpene most frequently found in cannabis and it is considered one of the ten primary terpenes. It’s often referred to as one of the most “earthy” smelling varieties of terpene, featuring musky notes likened to cloves. Some say that myrcene flavour and aroma is green, resinous and piney, others say floral, citrus and piney.

Myrcene is widely used in the perfume industry, although rarely as a fragrant compound in its own right; more commonly, it is used as an industrial precursor to various other terpenes including geraniol, menthol, citral and nerol.

Studies have shown that myrcene tends to encourage the notorious “couch-lock” induced by the sedative qualities of THC and a high concentration of Myrcene. At the same time, many myrcene strains are known for producing joyful and euphoric effects, in addition to an overall feeling of relaxation.

Which hops have the most myrcene? Below is a table which ranks hops in terms of their myrcene content as a percentage of the total oil content.

Variety Myrcene % Aroma Wheel Placement Description
Citra 66.53 Fruity, Citrus, Tropical Fruit Strong citrus and tropical tones of grapefruit, melon, lime, gooseberry, passion fruit and lychee
Centennial 65.37 Citrus, Floral Medium intensity floral and citrus (lemon) tones
Tahoma 64.23 Citrus, Cedar, Pine Predominate citrus and lemon notes with cedar, pine, floral, pepper and subtle green melon notes.
Bravo 62.37 Fruity, Floral Pleasant fruity and floral aroma characteristics
Mosaic 61.84 Citrus, Floral, Grassy A complex array of tropical fruit, citrus, berry, herbal, earthy and pine characteristics
Mt. Rainier 58.04 Citrus, Floral, Spicy Floral and noble aromas, with citrus and licorice overtones
Ultra 56.74 Floral, Spicy Mild and pleasant with spicy, floral tones
Brewers Gold 56.44 Fruity, Spicy Spicy, fruity characteristics, black currant
Cascade 56.33 Fruity, Citrus, Floral Medium intense floral, citrus and grapefruit tones
Triplepearl 55.89 Pleasant and balanced with notes of melon, orange citrus, resin, spice and pepper
Ahtanum 54.11 Citrus, Floral, Tobacco/Earthy Floral, earthy, citrus and grapefruit tones
Columbus 53.2 Citrus, Spicy Pungent, black pepper, licorice characteristics with subtle citrus overtones
Bitter Gold 53.02 No specific aroma characteristics
Palisade 52.51 Stone Fruit, Herbal, Grassy Apricot, grass and clean floral charcteristics
Newport 52.21 Mild
Amarillo 52.14 Citrus, Floral, Tropical Fruit Floral, tropical, and citrus (lemon, orange and grapefruit) characteristics
Nugget 51.15 Spicy, Herbal Mild and pleasant with spicy, herbal tones
Sorachi Ace 50.49 Citrus, Herbal, Grassy Unique lemon and dill characteristics
Simcoe 50.35 Citrus, Tobacco/Earthy, Pine Unique passionfruit, pine, earth and citrus characteristics
Chelan 50.35 Citrus, Floral Mild floral and citrus characteristics
Horizon 49.79 Floral, Spicy Pleasant and spicy, with floral characteristics
Bullion 49.11 Fruity Strong and zesty blackcurrant characteristics
Galena 47.45 Citrus, Stone Fruit, Spicy Spicy, blackcurrant and citrus (grapefruit) tones
Brewers Delight 45.9
Warrior 44.77 Citrus, Herbal, Pine Mild and resinous with subtle citrus, pine and herbal characteristics
Crystal 44.67 Spicy Mild, spicy and floral
Millenium 44.55 Floral, Tobacco/Earthy, Herbal Mild and resinous with floral and herbal tones
Herkules (GR) 44.25 Floral Spicy, floral and hop notes with hints of pine, black pepper and melon
Glacier 43.95 Herbal Pleasant hop aroma
Cluster 43.69 Floral, Spicy Strong floral and spicy characteristics
Mt. Hood 41.97 Spicy, Tobacco/Earthy, Herbal Mild, herbal and somewhat pungent or spicy
Summit 41.41 Citrus, Spicy, Tobacco/Earthy Distinct spice, earthy, onion, garlic and citrus (pink grapefruit, orange and tangerine) tones
Magnum 41.24 No distinct aroma characteristics
Sterling 40.13 Citrus, Spicy Herbal and spicy, with a hint of floral, citrus (lemon/pineapple) characteristics
Northern Brewer 39.86 Tobacco/Earthy, Pine Medium intensity, pine and mint characteristics
Yakima Gold 39.62 Mild and pleasant
Chinook 38.21 Citrus, Spicy, Pine Distinct, medium intensity spice and pine characteristics with subtle notes of grapefruit
Styrian Aurora 36.68 Floral, Pine Intense and pleasant displaying floral, pine and hoppy characteristics
Northern Brewer (GR) 35.47 Floral, Herbal Medium intense herbal and floral tones
Equinox 34.09 Citrus, Herbal, Tropical Fruit A pronounced aroma profile with citrus, tropical fruit, floral and herbal characteristics. Specific descriptors include lemon, lime, papaya, apple, and green pepper.
Perle 33.04 Floral, Spicy, Herbal Slightly spicy with herbal and floral characteristics
Saaz 32.28 Spicy, Tobacco/Earthy Mild spice and earth tones
Hallertau 30.9 Floral, Spicy, Herbal Mild and pleasant, yet spicy, with herbal and floral characteristics
Liberty 29.94 Citrus, Spicy Mild and spicy with subtle lemon and citrus characteristics
Tettnang 28.82 Spicy Noble aroma that is pleasant and spicy
Willamette 28.01 Floral, Spicy Mild and pleasant, with slightly spicy and floral tones
Brewers Gold (GR) 26.55 Fruity, Spicy Black currant, fruit and spice characteristics
Perle (GR) 25.91 Fruity, Floral, Spicy Delicate floral, fruit, spice and mint tones
Golding 25.89 Floral, Spicy Mild and delicate with sweet floral characteristics
Hallertau (GR) 24.93 Mild, yet spicy, with floral and citrus tones
Santiam 24.59 Floral, Spicy, Herbal Slightly spicy with herbal and floral characteristics
Fuggle 24.24 Fruity, Tobacco/Earthy Mild wood and fruit characteristics
WGV (UK) 22.42 Floral, Tobacco/Earthy, Herbal Fresh earthy, botanical and floral flavors
Styrian Celeia 17.6 Floral Pleasant and hoppy, similar to traditional European varieties
EKG (UK) 15.63 Floral, Spicy, Tobacco/Earthy Smooth and delicate with floral, lavender, spice, honey, earth, lemon and thyme overtones
Tettnang (GR) 11.8 Floral, Tobacco/Earthy, Herbal Mild and pleasant with balanced earthy, herbal and floral aroma impressions
Admiral (UK) 4.8 Citrus, Tobacco/Earthy, Herbal Pleasant, resinous hop aroma with hints of citrus (orange) and herbal flavors
Vanguard 4.63 Floral, Herbal Herbal and floral tones