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Comet

Alpha Acid Range %
9 - 12
Beta Acid Range %
3 - 6
Co-Humulone as % of alpha
40 - 45
Total oils mls/100 gr.
1.0 - 1.5

SKU: HCOM0044

Punchy and bright tangerine and grapefruit citrus gives way to secondary lemon grass, eucalyptus, and floral notes.

Breeding/Development: USA. Comet is a cross of English hops with a wild American variety and was first released in 1974. Commercial production ceased in the 1980s as it was phased out in favor of new super-high alpha varieties. Recently, Comet has enjoyed a comeback thanks to its unique sensory profile.

Brewing Application: First released as a high-alpha bittering hop, Comet is reborn as an aroma variety in IPAs, wild ales, farmhouse beers, and other cutting-edge craft styles.

Sensory: Bright citrus with lemon and lime notes take center stage, supported by herbal impressions and warm vanilla. 

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