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General Hop Characteristics
Country of Origin: USA
Noble: No
Uses: bittering
Beer styles: -
Substitutions: Chinook
Chemical Composition
Alpha Acids: 10-13 %
Beta Acids: 3.8-6.1 %
Cohumulone: 26-40 %
Myrcene: 60-67 %
Humulene: 3-10 %
Caryophyllene: 5-7 %
Farnesene: less than 1 %
Total Oil: 0.9-2.6 %

(%AA/6 Mo/20°C):

Fair to good %
Growing Characteristics
Yield: -
Harvest: mid to mid-late season

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

Olympic is a bittering hop, developed by seedling selection made in 1974 and released in 1983. It has a spicy, citrusy aroma.