Summer hop pellets from
Low in alpha acid, brewers can be flexible with dosing when using this hop for flavour and aroma. Summer's apricot and melon characters are more apparent when dry hopping.
HOP STORY Summer was one of the first shining lights from HPA’s efforts at breeding true aroma varieties (by European definition) suitable for Australian growing conditions. She was identified early as having all the textbook traits of a true aroma variety and was included in many fine beers. However, the sun started to shine on Summer when she was used in dry hopping, which brought out her distinctive apricot and stone fruit notes.
Alpha acids (%) 5.6 - 6.4