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Galena

Galena
Galena

Pedigree

Open pollination of Brewer's Gold

Brewing Usage

Bittering

Aroma

Spicy, blackcurrant and citrus (grapefruit) tones

Possible Substitutions

Typical Beer Styles

  • English-style Ale

Additional Information

Developed in the USDA breeding program in Idaho in 1968 and released in 1978.

Storage Stability

~79% alpha remaining after 6 months

Alpha Acids

12.0 - 14.0%

Beta Acids

7.0 - 9.0%

Co-Humulone

37 - 42%

Total Oil

0.9 - 1.2 mL / 100g

Myrcene

55 - 60% of total oil

Humulene

10 - 13% of total oil

Caryophyllene

4 - 6% of total oil

Farnesene

< 1% of total oil

General Trade Perception

Excellent high alpha variety with balanced bittering and aroma characteristics; mainly used for bittering, but finding favor as a dual purpose variety.



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