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General Hop Characteristics
Country of Origin: USA
Noble: No
Uses: bittering
Beer styles: American ales
Substitutions: Chinook, Galena, Eroica, Nugget, Olympic
Chemical Composition
Alpha Acids: 9.5-12.5 %
Beta Acids: 3-6 %
Cohumulone: 41 %
Myrcene: - %
Humulene: - %
Caryophyllene: - %
Farnesene: - %
Total Oil: 2.0 %

(%AA/6 Mo/20°C):

good %
Growing Characteristics
Yield: -
Harvest: -

This article discusses a specific variety of hops. For general information about selecting, using or propogating hops, see the main hop page

A bittering hop chosen by seedling selection in 1961. Comet was said to have an aroma similar to wild American hops; this combined with the availability of super-alpha hops reduced the demand for this hop enough that it is no longer commercially grown.