Bred in 1980 in Hull at the German Hop Research Institute, Magnum is a high alpha cultivar that is often used as the base bittering variety. This Magnum grown in the U.S. is a bittering hop with no distinct aroma characteristics.
Hop Type: Bittering
Origin: United States
Alpha Acid: 12.0 - 15.5%
Similar Varieties: Columbus, Nugget, Galena
Common Styles: Continental Lagers and Pale Ales, IPA