Crystal was bred in 1983 by the USDA, Crystal is a triploid aroma-type cultivar from Hallertau Mittelfrüh, Cascade, Brewer's Gold and Early Green. It is primarily grown in Oregon and has become increasingly popular among craft brewers due to its versatility in a variety of beer styles.
Aroma: Specific aroma descriptors include woody and green.
Possible substitutions include Mt. Hood, Liberty, Hallertauer, Tettnanger, Strisselspalt
|Alpha Acid||3 - 6%|
|Beta Acid||6 - 8.5%|
|Co-humulone||23 - 26%|
|Total Oil||0.8 - 2.3 mL/100g|
|B-Pinene||0.4 - 1% of total oil|
|Myrcene||30 - 55% of total oil|
|Linalool||0.6 - 1% of total oil|
|Caryophyllene||5 - 12% of total oil|
|Farnesene||< 1.0% of total oil|
|Humulene||20 - 30% of total oil|
|Geraniol||0.4 - 0.7% of total oil|