8-11.5% alpha acids • domestic • bittering hop
bred in 1992 by oregon state, newport is a descendant of the classic bittering variety, magnum. it offers high alpha acid, co-humulone and myrcene content, offering more distinct aroma characteristics than its parent. newport has good pickability of medium to large size, loose cones.
used for: virtually any style
aroma: specific aroma descriptors include earth, citrus, wine and balsamic.
substitutes: brewer's gold, fuggle, nugget
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