Origin: Germany. Bred at the Hüll Hop Research Center, Ariana is a cross between Herkules and a wild male hop.
Usage: Aroma. Although high enough in alpha acids to handle bittering duty, Ariana’s oil content and organoleptic profile make it a great finishing hop.
Aroma & Flavor Characteristics: Fruity, with intense berry character of black currant and gooseberry. Citrus high notes (particularly grapefruit) with slight resinous and herbal tones.
Alpha Acid:10 – 13%
Beta Acid:4.5 – 6%
Total Oil: 1.6 – 2.4 mL/100g