Pedigree: 1983 - Selected from a cross between Brewers Gold and a high alpha male.
Maturity: Early September
Yield: 2000-2400 lb./ac. or kg./ha.
Growth Habit: Columnar and vigorous
Disease Reaction: Little visual reaction to infection with Prunus necrotic ring-spot virus. Moderate to good resistance to downy mildew.
Pickability: Excellent, clean and dry
- Lupulin: Plentiful and yellow-orange in color
- Aroma: Quite heavy and herbal
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General Trade Perception: A high alpha acids hop with fairly good storage characteristics. Beer made solely from Nugget has very good foam retention. Second largest hop variety grown in Oregon.