Galena is a high alpha variety that was developed in theIdaho state breeding program in 1978. It has balanced bittering properties combined with an agreeable aroma profile.
Galena’s storage stability is excellent. It is often used in both English and American-style Ales.
Alpha Acids 11.5 - 13.5%
Beta Acids 7.2 - 8.7%
Cohumulon (% of alpha acids) 36 - 40%
Total Oils (Mls. per 100 grams dried hops) 0.9 - 1.3
Myrcene (as % of total oils) 55 - 60%
Caryophyllene (as % of total oils) 4.5 - 5.5%
Humulene (as % of total oils) 10 - 13%
Farnesene (as % of total oils) < 1.0%
Possible Substitutions: Nugget, CTZ