Summit is a high alpha, dwarf variety bred by members of the American Dwarf Hop Association. Its aromas have been described as herbal, citrus, grapefruit, and tangerine. It has been used for bittering and dry hopping. This hop is showcased in Widmer's Drifter Pale Ale and is gaining popularity with the DIPA crowd.
Pedigree: Cross pollination of Lexus and an unspecified male; derived from numerous plants including Zeus, Nugget and male USDA varieties
Brewing Usage: Bittering
Aroma: Distinct spiciness with earthy, onion, garlic and citrus characteristics
Alpha Acids %: 16.0-19.0
Beta Acids %: 3.3-6.0
Co-Humolone: 26-33% of alpha acids
Total Oil: 1.5-2.5 mls/100g
General Trade Perception: Great late addition hop
Possible Substitutions: Columbus, Warrior, Millenium, Simcoe, Amarillo, Cascade
Typical Beer Styles: IPA, Pale Ale, Imperial IPA, Barley Wine, Stout
* 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.