Zythos® is a USA grown dual purpose hop that is primarily used as an aroma hop that has an alpha acid of 8-12.5% and a beta acid of 4.7-6.5%. It was named for the Greek God of Beer!
It was created and is owned by Hopunion which is now part of Yakima Chief Hops. It is a proprietary blend.
Zythos® has distinct tangerine and tropical notes of pineapple, citrus, floral, pine and grapefruit notes.
It is a great choice for use in American Pale Ales and IPAs.
Possible subtitutions for Zythos® include Amarillo® (US), Cascade (US) and Simcoe®.
Co-Humulone as a % of Alpha Acids: 28-32%
Total Oils (mL/100g): 0.7-1.5
All Others (including β-pinene, linalool, geraniol & selinene): 11.1-48%
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