Also known as CTZ (Columbus/ Tomahawk/ Zeus), Columbus is a half sister to Nugget and is a super high alpha variety. Columbus is used as a bittering hop with an intense, pungent aroma. CTZ has a high resistance to mildew and other disease.
Pedigree: Bred and selected from Hopunion breeding
Brewing Usage: Dual purpose
Aroma: Pungent herbal/citrus with licorice notes
Alpha Acids %: 14.0-16.0
Beta Acids %: 4.0-5.0
Co-Humolone: 30-35% of alpha acids
Total Oil: 1.5-2.0 mls/100g
General Trade Perception: Popular oil profile, great for dry hopping
Possible Substitutions: Chinook, Galena, Millenium, Nugget, Centennial
Typical Beer Styles: US IPA, US Pale Ale, Stout, Barley Wine, Lager
* All hops in stock are stored in a cold environment to ensure the highest freshness possible. Alpha and Beta acid amounts vary between batches and may not be exactly as pictured, however are generally with in the ranges stated above.