HBC 472 is a USA grown aroma hop that has an alpha acid range of 7-12% and a beta acid range of 7-9%. It is owned by Hop Breeding Company under Cultivar/Brand ID HBC 472.
It has aromas of floral, woody, earthy and coconut notes with a surprising fruity tone that leans towards citrus and grapefruit as well as featuring a whiskey/bourbon note.
This experimental hop has shown promise in Pale Ales, Porters, Stouts, IPLs, Cream Ales and IPAs.
It is sometimes available in Lupulin Powder/Pellet form under brands like LUPOMax and Cryo-Hops.
Co-Humulone as % of Alpha Acids: 40-45%
Total Oils (mL/100g): 1.0-3.0
All Others (including β-pinene, linalool, geraniol & selinene): 13.6-35.5%
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