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General Hop Characteristics
Country of Origin: USA
Noble: No
Uses: bittering
Beer styles:
Chemical Composition
Alpha Acids: 12-18+ %
Beta Acids: 4-6.5 %
Cohumulone: 27-40 %
Myrcene: 25-70 (reports vary) %
Humulene: 10-25 %
Caryophyllene: 5-15 %
Farnesene: less than 1 %
Total Oil: 1-2.5 %

(%AA/6 Mo/20°C):

Growing Characteristics
Yield: high
Harvest: midseason to late

This article discusses a specific variety of hops. For general information about selecting, using or propogating hops, see the main hop page A very high alpha acid bittering hop from Washington state, a sister to Sun most likely derived from Northern Brewer. Reportedly has an intense character. Zeus is a proprietary hop controlled by S.S. Steiner, Inc.