African Queen is a South African bred high alpha, daylight neutral hop whose pedigree is a diploid seedling selected from a cross between 91J7/25 and an SA male 94US2/118. The aroma profile includes dank, blueberries, stone fruit, black currant, gooseberries, bubble gum, lemongrass, and chilies. Total oil content is around 1.3 percent, alpha acids range from 12 to 17 percent, and cohumulone is low at about 26 percent. Works well with all hop-forward beers, including American and Belgian styles. Also works well with subtle blended beers such as those with coffee, fruit, and spices. Possible similar hops: Mosaic, Simcoe, Citra.
African Queen 4/oz - 2019