is one of the most popular American "super-alpha" hops. Bred in 1970 from the USDA 65009 female plant and USDA 63015M. Nugget
is a popular bittering hop. The lineage of Nugget
is 5/8 Brewers Gold, 1/8 Early Green, 1/16 Canterbury Golding, 1/32 Bavarian and 5/32 unknown. Selected from a cross between Brewer’s Gold and a high alpha acid male with good storage properties.
are known to be milder than some of the other high alpha hops It is especially suitable for extremely bitter, medium to dark ales, although it serves well as a multi-purpose hop.
Substitutes: Cluster, Galena, Brewers Gold, Warrior, Eroica, Target, Millenium