A Floral and Spicy Hop, bred in Oregon in 1970 and released in 1997, Horizon is a descendant of Brewer's Gold and half-sister to Nugget. Its low co-humulone is similar to noble varieties and provides smoothness to beer, however alpha acid levels can reach as high as 12%. Horizon can be utilized in every stage of the brewing process.
Aroma: Specific aroma descriptors include floral bouquet and spicy.
Alpha Acid 8.8-12%
Beta Acid 5.5-7.5%
Total Oil 0.5-1.5 mL/100g
B-Pinene 0.6 - 0.8% of total oil
Myrcene 45 - 55% of total oil
Linalool 0.9 - 1.5% of total oil
Caryophyllene 8 - 14% of total oil
Farnesene 3 - 5% of total oil
Humulene 10 - 20% of total oil
Geraniol 0.1 - 0.5% of total oil