Hop Grow Kit – Stout

£40.00£95.00

Grow your own hops for Stout in your garden, allotment or greenhouse. You know, I think stout is coming back in vogue! With the great new grain flavours coming on the market stouts can produce a truly unique flavour – especially when you have homegrown hops to finish off your home brew.

Each kit contains 3 rooted rhizomes, with the option to buy additional organic feed program.

Hopes that are included:
Chinook hops  |  Galena hops  |  Nugget hops

All hops sold are organically grown and cultivated from our own hops on our farm here in the UK. We sell rooted rhizomes with shoots, so you can be certain you have a healthy plant. We’ll send out your hop plant(s) when their shoots are ready – usually between April – May. And we can provide you with organic feed designed to help produce root growth and flowering. Please note that we only have limited stock for each variety.

 

 

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Description

Chinook Hop

Categorized as a high alpha variety with an aroma of spicy, piney and a distinct grapefruit. This alluring aroma and a high bittering value has gained this hop full respect from craft and major brewers. The variety has a good resistance to disease but it’s susceptible to powdery mildew. Cross between Petham Golding and a high alpha USDA male.
Aroma: Specific aroma descriptors include grapefruit, spice, and pine.
Info: 12-14% Alpha Acids • Domestic • Dual Purpose Hop

Galena Hop

Developed by the USDA breeding program in Idaho in 1968 and released in 1978, Galena is a high alpha variety with increasingly popular aroma characteristics. It has moderate tolerance to downy mildew and is susceptible to powdery mildew, but has good pickability of medium size, compact cones.
Aroma: Specific aroma descriptors include sweet fruits, pear, pineapple, blackcurrant, grapefruit, lime, gooseberry and spicy wood.
Info: 12-14% Alpha Acids • Domestic • Dual Purpose Hop

Nugget Hop

Strong heavy and herbal, spicy aroma and high bittering value (along with desirable growing traits) has brought this hop variety to the forefront of the industry. This hop has become increasingly popular for its herbal aromas with a pear and peach note.
Aroma: Mild, pleasant, herbal aromas.
Info: 13-16% Alpha Acids • Domestic • Bittering Hop

Additional information

Package

Hop Rhizome only (rooted) x3, Hop Rhizome x3 + organic feed