Breeding/Development: USA. Nugget was bred in 1970 to meet a growing demand for high-alpha hops, and remains one of the most widely cultivated varieties in Oregon hopyards. Its lineage includes Brewers Gold, Early Green, and Canterbury Goldings.
Brewing Application: Known best for the smooth, clean bitterness it imparts, Nugget can also be put to use as an aroma hop. It is right at home in most American craft styles, especially those for which hop bitterness is a primary component.
Sensory: Mild and quite sweet with a low-key, herbal/fruit quality: ginger, fresh oregano, rosemary.
To preserve freshness, all BSG HandCraft hops are packaged in nitrogen-flushed, oxygen and light-barrier packages.
Because demand is higher than supply, purchase of this hop is limited to 160, 1 oz packages per month to each retail location. Please call us if you have any questions.