11.5-14% alpha acids • domestic • dual purpose hop
developed by the usda breeding program in Idaho in 1968 and released in 1978, galena is a high alpha variety with increasingly popular aroma characteristics. galena has good pickability of medium size, compact cones.
used for: often used as a late addition for intense citrus and tropical flavors. american ales, stouts and lagers. suitable for all beer styles.
aroma: specific aroma descriptors include sweet fruits, pear, pineapple, blackcurrant, grapefruit, lime, gooseberry and spicy wood.
substitutes: brewer's gold, columbus, nugget
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