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General Hop Characteristics
Country of Origin: USA
Noble: No
Uses: bittering
Beer styles: Clean bittering for any subtle-flavored style
Chemical Composition
Alpha Acids: 10.2-16.5 %
Beta Acids: 6.5-8.5 %
Cohumulone: 17-22 %
Myrcene: 65-70 %
Humulene: 8-10 %
Caryophyllene: 5-6 %
Farnesene: 2 %
Total Oil: 1.2-2.6 %

(%AA/6 Mo/20°C):

fair to good %
Growing Characteristics
Yield: good
Harvest: medium

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

Horizon is an American bittering variety with an extremely clean, subtle bitterness and alpha acids usually in the 11-13% range. Derived from Brewer's Gold and Early Green, it is currently grown only by a single American producer and so is not generally available to home brewers.