Product Quality

Hops are tested at the Virginia Tech Hops Testing Lab at least twice a season to provide brewers with data they need to substitute wet hops for dry hops in their favorite recipes.

2015

2017

2016


Test

      Harvest
 (~August20)

      Early
 (~August1)

     Early
 (~August1)

      Early
 (~August1)

      Harvest
 (~August20)

      Harvest
 (~August20)

77.8

Moisture (%)

77.8

77.8

77.8

25.2

25.2

Dry Matter (%)

25.2

25.2

32.3

Cohumulone (%)

32.3

32.3

32.3

As Received:


Alpha Acids (%)

2.31

2.31

2.31

2.31

0.75

0.75

1.56

1.56

1.80

1.80

0.91

0.91

0.89

0.89

Columulone (%)

0.75

0.75


2015

Humulone (%)

1.56

1.56

1.80

0.91

0.89

Beta Acids (%)

1.80


Columulone (%)

0.91

Lupulone (%)

0.89

Dry Weight Basis:


Alpha Acids (%)

2.31

2.31

Columulone (%)

0.75

0.75


Humulone (%)

1.56

1.56


Beta Acids (%)

1.80

1.80

Columulone (%)

0.91

0.91

2.31

2.31

0.75

0.75

1.56

1.56

1.80

1.80

0.91

0.91

Lupulone (%)

0.89

0.89

0.89

0.89