Hop Variety Data Sheet

Comet

Aroma Evaluation
Rated by the smell of raw Hops on a 0-5 Scale
Visual Evaluation
Hop Cone


Aroma Specification
grapefruit, grass, rose, fruity
Genetic Origin
Comet was originally released as a high alpha by the USDA in 1974. Its parentage is English Sunshine and a native American hop giving it a “wild American” characteristic.
Agronomic Aspects
Growing
Yield (kg/ha) 1,900 - 2,250
Yield (lbs/acre) 1,700 - 2,000
Maturity Late
Main Growing Country USA
Acreage (ha) 116
Chemical Ingredients
Bitter Components
Alpha-Acid % 8.0 - 10.5
Beta-Acid % 3.0 - 6.0
Co-Humulone % rel. 34 - 37
Polyphenoles
Xanthohumol (EBC 7.7) 0.9 - 1.0
Aroma Components
Total Oils (ml/100g) 1.0 - 2.0
Farnesene % of total Oil 1.20 - 1.50
Linalool % of total Oil 0.6 - 1.0



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