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. Specific aroma descriptors include woody and green.
Alpha Acids: 3.0-6.0%
Beta Acids: 6.0-8.5%
Used For: Aroma
Styles: American Style Farmhouse and lightly hoppy ales, Porters and Stouts.