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==History==
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Originally developed in 1982 by the U.S.D.A. from [[Brewer's Gold]], with contributions from [[Early Green]], [[East Kent Golding]], and others, [[Nugget]] is used as a common bittering hop.  Nugget has quickly become very popular due to its resistance to common hop diseases and its tolerance for being stored at room temperature.
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==Profile and Use==
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Nugget has a smooth but somewhat heavy, herbal, spicy bitterness.  Some, including [[Al Korzonas]], feel that its distinctive flavor and aroma characteristics give it potential as an aroma hop as well.  Nugget is a good candidate for use where long-term storage temperatures are near room temperature.
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==Commercial Examples==
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* [http://www.troegs.com/our_brews/nugget_nectar.aspx Tröegs Nugget Nectar]
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A strong bittering hop derived from [[Brewer's Gold]], with contributions from [[Early Green]], [[East Kent Golding]], and others. Primarily used for bittering, it has a smooth but somewhat heavy, herbal, spicy bitterness.  Some, including [[Al Korzonas]], feel that its distinctive flavor and aroma characteristics give it potential as an aroma hop as well.
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==References==
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* [http://beerlegends.com/nugget-hops Beer Legens]

Latest revision as of 23:49, 11 March 2013


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


General Hop Characteristics
Country of Origin: USA
Noble: No
Uses: bittering, rarely aroma
Beer styles: Ale, Stout, Barley Wine
Substitutions: Perle, Olympic
Chemical Composition
Alpha Acids: 12-14.5 %
Beta Acids: 4.2-5.8 %
Cohumulone: 24-30 %
Myrcene: 51-59 %
Humulene: 12-22 %
Caryophyllene: 7-10 %
Farnesene: less than 1 %
Total Oil: 1.7-2.3 %
Storage

(%AA/6 Mo/20°C):

70-80 %
Growing Characteristics
Yield: high
Harvest: midseason

[edit] History

Originally developed in 1982 by the U.S.D.A. from Brewer's Gold, with contributions from Early Green, East Kent Golding, and others, Nugget is used as a common bittering hop. Nugget has quickly become very popular due to its resistance to common hop diseases and its tolerance for being stored at room temperature.


[edit] Profile and Use

Nugget has a smooth but somewhat heavy, herbal, spicy bitterness. Some, including Al Korzonas, feel that its distinctive flavor and aroma characteristics give it potential as an aroma hop as well. Nugget is a good candidate for use where long-term storage temperatures are near room temperature.


[edit] Commercial Examples


[edit] References