Medusa™ is a USA grown aroma hop that has an alpha acid range of 3-5% and a beta acid range of 5-6.5%. It is owned by CLS Farms. It is a native North American Humulus lupus var. neomexicanus from the mountains of New Mexico.
It features a strong flavor and aroma of intense guava, melon, apricot and citrus with equally intense lemon-lime flavor. There are also subtle alfalfa and peach flavors.
Medusa™ works as an interesting addition ins IPAs, Lagers, Fruit Beers and Belgian Beers.
You could possibly substitute Zappa™ for Medusa™.
Co-Humulone as % of Alpha Acids: 35-49%
Total Oils (mL/100g): 0.4-0.7
All Others (including β-pinene, linalool, geraniol & selinene): 19-23%
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