An American bittering hop with a high alpha acid percentage. Galena has a mild to moderate character, with a surprisingly pleasant tropical citrus quality. Useful in IPAs and American or English style ales. Similar varieties include Columbus, Nugget, Cluster, and Chinook.
- Aroma: Specific aroma descriptors include sweet fruits, pear, pineapple, blackcurrant, grapefruit, lime, gooseberry and spicy wood.
- Alpha Acid: 13 - 15%
- Beta Acid: 7.5 - 8.5%
- Total Oil: 1.3 - 2.1 mL/100g