Green Bullet

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General Hop Characteristics
Country of Origin: New Zealand (DSIR)
Noble: No
Uses: bittering
Beer styles: Australian lagers
Substitutions: Pride of Ringwood
Chemical Composition
Alpha Acids: 9-14.5 %
Beta Acids: 6.5-7.5 %
Cohumulone: 41-43 %
Myrcene: 38-52 %
Humulene: 20-28 %
Caryophyllene: 6-9 %
Farnesene: 0-0.3 %
Total Oil: 1.1 %

(%AA/6 Mo/20°C):

Good %
Growing Characteristics
Yield: Medium to high
Harvest: late

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

A bittering hop developed in 1972 by the New Zealand DSIR Research Station as an open-pollinated triploid of Smoothcone. It is said to have a distinctive raisin-like character.