|Alpha Acid:||5.5 - 8.5%|
|Similar Varieties:||Chinook, Nugget, Galena|
|Common Styles:||Stout, light or dark Lagers|
Cluster is the oldest hop variety grown in the US, and until relatively recently it accounted for the majority of the acreage as well. The prevailing theory of its origin is pollination of hop varieties cultivated by English and Dutch settlers by indigenous wild hops. With balanced bittering and pungent but not unpleasant aromatics, Cluster adds to the authenticity of historical recipes as well as throwback American lager styles. Somewhat strong and largely underrated, the flavor and aroma of Cluster are spicy and floral with earthy blackcurrant undertones.
Home brewing is a hobby that anyone can pick up and master in a short time. You need a little time, a little patience and a whole lot of pleasure. Most people start with a home brewing kit, these kits contain everything that you need for your first batch. These home brewing kits are a great way to learn and gain some experience and you end up with excellent quality beer.