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Columbus CTZ Hops (Pellets)

Columbus CTZ Hops (Pellets)

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Description

This dual purpose hop is a high alpha varietal with a neutral bitterness and intense aroma. Floral and citrus notes come out in both aroma and flavor, but can be very pungent, which makes Columbus great for late additions to a boil or dry-hopping. Columbus is a perfect choice for IPAs, Pale and Imperial Ales. Also referred to as Tomahawk, Zeus, or CTZ. 


Hop Statistics
Alpha Acids: 14.0 – 16.0%
Beta Acids: 4.0 – 5.5%
Alpha-Beta Ratio: 2.55 - 4
Cohumulone: (% of alpha acids): 30 – 35%
Total Oils in mls per 100 grams dried: 1.5 – 2.0
Storage(% alpha acids remaining after 6 months storage at 68° F) 45 - 65%
Similar Hop Varieties: Chinook, Nugget, Millennium

FormatPellet
OriginAmerican
Flavor and AromaEarthy, Citrus, Spicy
Alpha AcidsHigh
UseBittering
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Use in my favorite IPA recipe.
Larry D on Sep 2, 2021
Need it
Brian G on Jul 23, 2021
Use in my favorite IPA recipe.
Larry D on Sep 2, 2021
To make a IPA
Andrew H on Jul 23, 2021
Need it
Brian G on Jul 23, 2021
price
Scott A on Jul 6, 2021
I use it for my IPA
Daniel Collins on Jun 10, 2021
a recipe that I am trying out
Jeffrey on Jun 8, 2021
Use Columbus quite a bit.
JC on May 18, 2021
Because it compliments Centennial hops
Daniel S on Apr 27, 2021
Brewing a Pliny the Elder Clone.
Joad B on Apr 1, 2021
versatile
Josh W on Mar 20, 2021
Recipe
michael h on Mar 3, 2021
Great buttering hop
George N on Feb 23, 2021
Because every other item in your catalog, is something else.
Steve Van T on Feb 9, 2021
Wanted some dank goodness.
Shawndell J on Feb 2, 2021
Need for IPA
Adam S on Jan 22, 2021
Beer
Dramont W on Jan 20, 2021
boosts hoppiness when used for last 5 minutes of boil
Robert J on Jan 16, 2021
making a new beer recipe
Thomas C on Jan 15, 2021
for a Rye IPA
Aaron P on Jan 8, 2021
For use in Amer Amber
Dwain Pannell on Jan 5, 2021
Awesome for IPA and APA
Anthony W. G on Oct 28, 2020
Good
Marco l on Oct 20, 2020
Wanted whole cone but was on backorder
John R on Oct 10, 2020
Making a SMaSH wet hopped beer
Jason E on Sep 24, 2020
recipe
Brian C. L on Sep 24, 2020
Used before, I like it !
Kevin Dyson on Sep 9, 2020
Brewing NEIPAs. High alpha acids, better than low oil content.
Erik R on Sep 9, 2020
To make the Black is Beautiful beer!
Khadi T on Jul 15, 2020
yummy
MIHKEL L on Jun 11, 2020
great hops
Valued C on Jun 10, 2020
good bittering hop
jimie b on Jun 5, 2020
cheaper by the pound
Matt S on Jun 4, 2020
Great price
Matthew F on Jun 1, 2020
Blond ale
Chuckles on May 30, 2020
I needed a high AA% hops for bittering and this was on sale.
Thomas Gariety on May 26, 2020
Great deal
Karl B H on May 23, 2020
Because it is COLUMBUS. I love me some Columbus hoppage..
Michael D on May 22, 2020
Always good to have CTZ in stock.
Darren S on May 13, 2020
Good deal
Josh A. on May 13, 2020
Need and price.
Jonathan K on May 12, 2020
For all grain recipes.
Antonio P on May 8, 2020
quality product
Willie M on Apr 28, 2020
I use this as a battering hop for an American IPA
Daniel Collins on Apr 21, 2020
Recipe
Patrick L on Apr 16, 2020
I am making ice cream!
Tatiana De F on Apr 15, 2020
Making beer
Liam S K on Apr 14, 2020
Good USA hop for many styles
Sam F on Apr 7, 2020
good deal
wells j on Mar 24, 2020
Best price
Robert B on Mar 22, 2020
great deal
Brennan Doerr on Mar 10, 2020
To make a IPA
Andrew H on Jul 23, 2021
price
Scott A on Jul 6, 2021
Reviews

4.8 / 5.0
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Rated 5 out of 5
Columbus Hops - Very Nice
They came fresh and ready.
July 3, 2021
Purchased
1 year ago
Rated 3 out of 5
Great price but a little heavy in the earthy/grassy profile
This batch was a little on the grassy side
March 23, 2020
Purchased
1 year ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Great bittering for ipa
The aroma as I opened the pack was awsome.
July 18, 2019
Purchased
over 2 years ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Hops plus wort =yummy beers
Using it for some great home brew receipes!
June 24, 2019
Purchased
over 2 years ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Best, most versatile hop
Best hop to use when bancing all those fruity flavors of other hop varieties
October 8, 2018
Purchased
over 3 years ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Love Columbus
Columbus is a great all rounder if you want to use it in an American recipe, from bettering additions to whirlpool or dry hopping, Columbus imparts a great dank, old sock aroma that is unique to American hops.
August 8, 2018
Purchased
over 3 years ago
Rated 5 out of 5
coumbus hops for a great price
these hops are a regular ingredient in most of my beers. I use them for bittering and sometimes flavor. it was a no-brainer when I saw them on sale for 10 bucks a pound.
July 15, 2018
Purchased
over 3 years ago
Rated 5 out of 5
They're CTZs. If you don't know about them already, you need to explore. Very versatile. I've used them as bittering, flavoring, aroma and dry hops, depending on the recipe.
May 16, 2018
Purchased
over 3 years ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Packaged and sealed appropriately, fresh upon arrival.
February 19, 2018
Purchased
over 3 years ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Ol' reliable
Gotta love some CTZ. I enjoy using for both bittering and flavor additions. My results with this hop have been more floral, sticky, almost grassy than fruity, but that's just me. One of my go to hops for clean bittering with a good presence.
May 28, 2015