Nugget hops were originally used just for bittering, but has now been widely accepted as a dual-purpose ingredient. High oil levels let Nugget hops' 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..
Hop Statistics: 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