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Apollo is a super alpha variety that is a descendant of Zeus hops and was first cultivated in 2000. Its monstrous alpha acid percentage (15-19%) makes it a popular bittering hop for big IPAs. It is dank with resinous aromas and flavors, but also offers some nice bright citrus elements. Originally it was only used as a bittering hop, but has found a recent resurgence as a dual purpose hop. Apollo has excellent storage stability.

Aroma: Grapefruity citrus element when used late or as a dry hop. Very resinous.

Possible substitutions include Nugget or Zeus

Alpha:  15.0 – 19.0 %
Beta:  5.5–8.0%
CoH:  24–28%
Oil:  1.50 – 2.50 ml/100g 
Myrcene:  30-55%
Humulene: 20–35%
Farnesene:  < 1.0%
Linalool: 0.20 - 4.0%