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Eroica

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General Hop Characteristics
Country of Origin: USA
Noble: No
Uses: bittering
Beer styles:
Substitutions: Northern Brewer, Bullion, Galena
Chemical Composition
Alpha Acids: 11-14 %
Beta Acids: 4-5.5 %
Cohumulone: 36-42 %
Myrcene: 55-65 %
Humulene: 0-1 %
Caryophyllene: 7-12 %
Farnesene: less than 1 %
Total Oil: 0.8-1.3 %
Storage

(%AA/6 Mo/20°C):

poor %
Growing Characteristics
Yield: very good
Harvest: late

This article discusses a specific variety of hops. For general information about selecting, using or propogating hops, see the main hop page


Eroica is a high-alpha hop derived from Brewer's Gold, selected in Idaho in 1968. This was a very popular general purpose bittering hop with a clean bittering profile, but has gradually been replaced by Galena and is now generally no longer commercially available.