This Smooth Cone triploid hybrid hop was selected from an open pollinated seedling at the Riwaka Research Station in New Zealand in the late 1970’s. It was released for commercial use until 1983. AphAroma hops are grown commercially in New Zealand where they can produce significant yields. AlphAroma is an all-purpose hop with a unique balance of oils that gives it some bold flavors and citrusy, fruity aromas.
Use in: Pale Ales and Lagers
Diseases: Moderately resistant to Downy Mildews. Probably resistant to Verticillium Wilt