Cluster – makes a great dual purpose hops in homebrews and commercial beers. The alpha acid content of Cluster Hops is 5.0%-8.5%. The bitterness from this variety is not overwhelming, and is balanced with its floral flavor and aroma. Cluster Hops has fairly high myrcene oil content which definitely adds to this floral bouquet, which is a nice mix between earthy flavors and sweet fruits.
Hop Type: Dual Purpose
Alpha Acid: 5.0 – 8.5%
Possibility of Substitution: Galena, Northern Brewer(GR)
Typically used for: American Barley Wine, Porter, English Pale Ale, Amber Ale, Honey Ale, Cream Ale, Oatmeal Stout, Espresso Stout, Golden Ale, India Pale Ale, Lager