The peak of high-alpha varieties, Summit has exceptional alpha acid levels and a high oil content. It has a strong grapefruit aroma with notes of orange, tangerine, earthy and spicy (garlic) notes. Used primarily for bittering, it has been employed for dry-hopping with some success.
Hop Type: Bittering
Origin: United States
Alpha Acid: 15 - 18%
Similar Varieties: Simcoe, Columbus, Warrior, Millenium
Common Styles: IPAs, Imperial IPAs