Nugget Hop Pellets


Nugget hop pellets

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Nugget Hops Profile

Bred from Brewer’s Gold and a high alpha male, this American Hop was released in 1982 and has become increasingly popular. Though Nugget was first believed to be only a bittering hop, it is now generally accepted as a dual purpose brewing ingredient. This is due to Nugget’s very pleasant aroma of spice, herbs and soft notes of peach and pear that come through due to high oil levels in the hop.

An alpha acid range from about 12% to 14.5% allows for a strong bittering quality that shines in brews like IPAs, barley wines, and ESBs.
Typical Usage: Bittering mostly.
Pedigree Daughter of Brewers Gold
Aroma Mild, pleasant herbal
Alpha Acids* 11.5 – 14.0 %
Beta Acids 3.0 – 5.0 %
Cohumulone 22 – 30 % of alpha acids
Total Oil 0.9 – 1.3 ml/100g
Myrcene 27 – 42 % of total oil
Humulene 16 – 19 % of total oil
Caryophyllene 7 – 10 % of total oil
Farnesene < 1 % of total oil

Tom’s Brew Shop Hop Handling Assurance

Tom’s Brew Shop purchases and repackages all hops in vacuum sealed, UV light and moisture barrier bags. We brew with the same hops we sell, so we care about the safe handling and implemented packaging procedures that are best for the shelf stability of the product.

Additional information


1oz, 1lb