|Alpha Acid||14.5 – 17.5%|
|Beta Acid||4.5 – 6%|
|Co-humulone||28 – 30%|
|Total Oil||2.5 – 4.5 mL/100g|
Aroma profile: Earthy, Citrus, Spicy
Originally selected by Charles Zimmerman for Hopunion, Inc., Columbus is a descendant of Nugget. It is a high alpha variety and is primarily used for bittering purposes. Columbus is often referred to as CTZ, a trio of similar hops including Tomahawk® and Zeus.
Aroma: Specific aroma descriptors include black pepper, licorice, curry and subtle citrus.