Originated from mass selection of the Cluster hop, which is an old American cultivar. It is suggested that they arose from hybridization of varieties, imported by Dutch and English settlers and indigenous male hops. There is an early ripening and a late ripening Cluster cultivar. Also known as Golden Cluster. They can give a black currant aroma/flavor.
Alpha Acid: 5-8.5%
Beta Acid: 4.5-5.5%
Co-humulone (% of alpha acid):36-42%
Total Oils (ml/100g): 0.4-1ml
Substitutions: Eroica, Galena.