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San Juan Hop Farms is located in the Tri-River Valley of Southwestern Colorado. The farm is nestled up against the western side of Spring Creek Mesa and is located 5 miles north west of the heart of Montrose, Colorado. An hour north is Grand Junction, and about 30 minutes south are the majestic San Juan Mountains, thus our name.

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Contact Us for 2012 Wet or Dry Whole Hop Varieties
Available This Fall

Varieties:
  • 5 acres - Chinook
  • 5 acres - Cascade
  • 2.5 acres - Nugget
  • 1.5 acres of Willamette
  • 1.25 acres of Centennial
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Limited Qty:
  • Centennial
  • Mt Hood
  • Santiam
  • Fuggles
  • Newport
  • San Juan Ruby Red

Our Hop Varieties

San Juan Ruby Red

2009 Test Levels

Alpha Acids: 7.01%

Typical Beer Styles

Unknown

Discovered growing wild in the San Juan Mountains. Open pollinated hops. Aroma is fruity and slightly sweet. A newly developed American aroma hop that contains noble hop characteristics.

Cascade

2009 Test Levels

Alpha Acids: 8.40%

Typical Beer Styles

Porter, Barley wines; Can also be used in Witbier.

Description

Aroma variety with well-balanced bittering potential. Aroma is flowery and citrusy with a note of grapefruit. Breed from open pollination of a Fuggle seedling, itself derived from crosses between Fuggle and the Russian hop Serebrianker. Read More...

Chinook

2009 Test Levels

Alpha Acids: 11.82%

Typical Beer Styles

US Style Pale Ale, IPA, Stout, Porter, Barley Wine, Lager (Bittering)

A high alpha-acids hop with an acceptable aroma profile. From a cross between Petham Golding and a USDA-selected male with high alpha acids and good storage properties. Medium intensity, spicy, piney, distinctive grapefruit aroma. Released in the US industry in 1985

Fuggle

2009 Test Levels

Alpha Acids: Not Tested

Typical Beer Styles

Any English-style beer or American Ales, Lambic

A chance seedling selected in 1875 by Mr. Richard Fuggle in England. It has been in the US since the late 1800�s. Also know overseas as Styrian (Savinja) Golding in Slovenia and as UK Fuggle in England. Mild, woody and fruity aroma. A traditional English-type aroma hop

Mount Hood

2009 Test Levels

Alpha Acids: Not Tested

Typical Beer Styles

Lager, Pilsner, Bock, US Wheat, Alt, Munich Helles

A triploid seedling of the German Hallertauer. Variety Aroma is mild, somewhat pungent. Aroma variety with marked similarities to the German Hallertauer and Hersbrucker varieties. Most popular hop in the triploid Hallertau breeding program.

Newport

2009 Test Levels

Alpha Acids: 10.80%

Typical Beer Styles

Ales, Stout, Barley Wine

One of the newest varieties to be released in the US (Year 2002) Mild Aroma. Viewed as a high-bittering alpha hop.

Nugget

2009 Test Levels

Alpha Acids: 12.27%

Typical Beer Styles

Ales, Stout, Barley Wine

Selected from a cross between Brewer�s Gold and a high alpha acids male with good storage properties and an herbal aroma. A high alpha acids hop with a good aroma profile. Released in 1982 and now a major high alpha acids variety in the US.

Santian

2009 Test Levels

Alpha Acids: Not Tested

Typical Beer Styles

Lager, US Ales, Pilsner, Belgian Tripel and other Belgian-Styles, Kolsch, Bock,
Munich Helles

Triploid aroma selection using a diploid Tettnang clone and a tetraploid Hallertauer. Released in 1997. Aroma is floral, slightly spicy. A newly developed American aroma hop that contains noble hop characteristics.

Willamette

2009 Test Levels

Alpha Acids: Not Tested%

Typical Beer Styles

All English-style Ales, and US Pale and Brown Ales

A triploid seedling of the English Fuggle variety. A quality aroma hops with a slightly spicy, mild and pleasant aroma. Released in 1976 and well-established in the US industry. Currently the most widely grown aroma hops in the US.

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