Alpha acids: 14.5 - 17.5%
Beta acids: 4.5 - 6%
Essential oils : 2.5 - 4.5 mL/100g
Types of beer: Pale Ale, IPA
Use : bittering
A Quebec product, this hop comes from the Double LL farm in St-Édouard-de-Lotbinière.
The Columbus is a descendant of the Nugget. This hop contains a lot of alpha acid and is mainly used as a bittering agent. It is often referred to as "CTZ", a trio of three extremely similar hops (Columbus, Tomahawk, Zeus).
Aromas: Black pepper, liquorice, citrus, resinous, acrid.