African Queen is a South African hop that is a dual purpose hop. It has an alpha acid of 10-17% and a beta acid of 3.9-6.2%.
It has an aroma that can be described as dank, blueberries, black currant, bubble gum, stone fruit, gooseberries, lemongrass and chilies.
It works wonderfully when you are looking for a interesting note in your subtle beer that may contain coffee, fruit and/or spices.
It is a great choice for use in IPAs, Pale Ales, Beligan Ales, and Saisons.