This popular hop was originally used just for bittering, but has now been widely accepted as a dual-purpose ingredient. High oil levels let Nugget's aromatic properties of mild spice and herbs with peach and pear shine through. Low Cohumulone levels may contribute to its smooth bitterness. A versatile hop you could use in an IPA, Barley Wine, ESB, and more..
Alpha Acids: 12 – 14.5%
Beta Acids: 4.0 – 6.0%
Alpha-Beta Ratio: 2 – 3.63
Cohumulone: (% of alpha acids): 22 – 26%
Total Oils in mls per 100 grams dried: 1.8 – 2.2
Storage(% alpha acids remaining after 6 months storage at 68° F): 76%
Similar Hop Varieties: Columbus, Magnum, Galena