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Hop Flavour Guide - Brew HQ Pty Ltd

Hop Flavour Guide

Each year we seem to see more and more new hop varieties popping up on the scene; each boasting new flavours and characteristics in an already huge market. With so many choices it's difficult to know which strain to use, what flavour it will bring and and what to pair it with. So, we went ahead and tried to make it a little bit easier to select hops for you to try in your next brews. 

We have made sure to include a wide variety of hops; including our normal range, hops we don't carry and newer hops. This information is based on beers we've brewed, have tasted, and opinions of other brewers. Everyones palate is different so these are in no way set in stone.

 Hop Variety: Flavours: Hop Pairing:
Ahtanum Citrus, Pine, Grapefruit Amarillo, Cascade
Amarillo Floral, Tropical, Orange, Lemon, Grapefruit Cascade, Citra, Centennial, Mosaic
Apollo Pine, Dank, Orange Mosaic, Cascade
Azacca Lime, Lemon, Papaya, Spice Topaz, Nelson Sauvin
Cascade (US) Citrus, Flowery, Spice, Resin Amarillo, Centennial, Citra
Centennial Pine, Lemon, Floral, Citrus Cascade, Chinook, Mosaic
Challenger Floral, Spice, Woody East Kent Golding, Styrian Golding
Chinook Pine, Spice, Earthy, Light Citrus Cascade, Citra, Columbus
Citra Citrus, Melon, Peach, Passionfruit, Lime Galaxy, Mosaic, El Dorado
Cluster Earthy, Floral, Neutral Magnum
Columbus Dank, Resin, Pepper, Earthy, Citrus Mosaic, Cascade, 
Comet Citrus, Peach, Pineapple, Grapefruit Galaxy, Simcoe
Crystal Woody, Floral, Pepper East Kent Golding
East Kent Golding Spice, Thyme, Honey, Earthy Fuggles, Tettnanger
Eclipse Citrus, Stone Fruit, Fresh Pine, Lemon Cascade, Citra, Strata, Simcoe
El Dorado Lemon Lollies, Tropical Fruit, Pineapple Citra, Simcoe, Galaxy, Mosaic
Ekuanot Lychee, Lime, Tropical Fruit, Papaya Citra, Mosaic, Sabro
Falconers Flight Lemon, Grapefruit, Pine, Citrus, Resin, Earthy  Cascade, Centennial, Chinook, Cluster, Citra, Columbus
Fuggles Earthy, Woody, Floral, Light Mint East Kent Golding, Golding
Galaxy Passionfruit, Lemon, Citrus, Peach, Tropical Fruit Vic Secret, Citra, Mosaic
Galena Woody, Black Currant, Lime, Spice, Mild Fruit Pacific Gem, Willamette
Golding Herbal, Pine, Floral, Spice East Kent Golding
Green Bullet Floral, Spice, Pine, Dark Fruit Willamette, 
Hallertau Mittelfruh Earthy, Grassy, Spice, Floral Hersbrucker, Tettnanger
Hersbrucker Spice, Fruit, Floral Hallertau, Tettnanger
Lemon Drop Herbal, Citrus, Lemon Citra, Chinook
Loral Floral, Peppery, Citrus, Earthy Willamette
Magnum (US) Mild Citrus, Neutral,  Cascade, Centennial
Mandarina Bavaria Black Currant, Citrus, Spice, Herbal Cascade, Styrian Golding
Motueka Tropical Fruit, Lime, Lemon, Pineapple Citra, El Dorado, Wai-iti
Mosaic Tropical Fruit, Resin, Pine, Earthy Cascade, Citra, Simcoe, Amarillo, Galaxy
Mount Hood Spice, Floral, Herbal,  Crystal, Magnum
Nelson Sauvin Grape, Champagne, Lychee, Pepper Citra, Simcoe, Strata, Motueka
Northern Brewer Herbal, Minty, Resin Hallertau, Hersbrucker
Nugget Woody, Pine, Resin, Bitter, Floral Cascade, Centennial, Chinook, Simcoe
Pacific Gem Blackberry, Woody, Resin, Piney, Pepper Willamette
Pacific Jade Pepper, Herbal, Citrus, Spicy, Lemon Nelson Sauvin, Pacifica, Citra
Perle Spice, Pepper, Herbal Tettnanger
Pride of Ringwood Spice, Citrus Willamette, Magnum
Rakau Mango, Apricot, Stone Fruit, Light Resin, Peach Cascade, Mosaic
Riwaka Passionfruit, Citrus, Lime, Tropical Fruit Motueka, Rakau, Citra
Saaz Earthy, Herbal, Spice Tettnanger, Hallertau
Spalt Earthy, Spice, Tea, Woody Saaz, Styrian Golding, Hersbrucker
Sequoia Mango, Pineapple, Pine, Citrus, Passionfruit Citra, Galaxy, Eclipse, Mosaic, Simcoe, El Dorado
Simcoe Citrus, Herbal, Pineapple, Stone Fruit, El Dorado, Citra, Mosaic
Sitiva Stone Fruit, Lime, Floral, Peach, Tropical Fruit Eclipse, Mosaic, Simcoe, El Dorado, Ekuanot
Summit Garlic, Black Pepper, Mild Citrus, Star Anise Pacific Gem, Magnum
Strata Passionfruit, Citrus, Grapefruit, Dank, Mango Citra, El Dorado, Simcoe
Styrian Golding Resin, Earthy, Floral East Kent Golding, Golding, Fuggles
Super Pride Spice, Pepper, Resin, Mild Citrus Pride of Ringwood
Tettnanger Floral, Spice, Earthy, Herbal Hersbrucker, Hallertau, Spalt
Topaz Stone Fruit, Lychee, Citrus Galaxy, Amarillo, 
Vic Secret Pineapple, Passionfruit, Tropical Fruit, Pine Galaxy, Topaz
Waimea Citrus, Pine, Resin, Grapefruit, Tangerine  Motueka, Mosaic, Columbus
Willamette Herbaceous, Spice, Pepper, Earthy Cascade, Chinook
Zamba Orange, Pineapple, Mango, Stone Fruit, Tropical Fruit Sitiva, Citra, Mosaic, Galaxy
Zappa Intense Pepper, Dank, Spice, Mint, Pine, Resin Simcoe, Citra, Galaxy