HOP PLANT ‘Target’


ALPHA ACID: 9.5 – 12.5%

BETA ACID: 4.3 – 5.7%

OLIO TOTALE:  1.2 – 1.4 mL/100g


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Perennial plant, with branched rhizome from which thin slender stems extend up to 9 meters in height, can live from 10 to 20 years.
The leaves are heart-shaped, petiolate, opposite, with 3-5 serrated lobes. The upper part is rough to the touch due to the presence of numerous hairs, while the lower part is resinous.

The used part of the lullopo plant are the cones that are mainly used for:

Provide, in almost all cases, a bitter base to balance the sweetness brought by the fermentable material.
Increase microbiological stability.
Participate in stabilizing the foam.
Influence, depending on the styles in a minor or greater way, taste and aroma.

  • Alpha Acid: 9.5 – 12.5%
  • Beta Acid: 4.3 – 5.7%
  • Co-humulone: 35 – 40%
  • Total Oil: 1.2 – 1.4 mL/100g
  • Myrcene: 45 – 55% dell’olio totale
  • Caryophyllene: 8 – 10% dell’olio totale
  • Farnesene: < 1.0% dell’olio totale
  • Humulene: 17 – 22% dell’olio totale
  • Geraniolo: 0.0 – 0.0% dell’olio totale

Descriptors of specific flavors include fresh, spicy and peppery green sage, and hints of citrus jam.

Double Purpose, Aroma and Amaro

The hops prefers fresh environments and fertile and well-worked soils. It grows spontaneously on the banks of watercourses, along the hedges, at the edge of the woods, from the plains to an altitude of 1,200 meters if the climate is not too windy and humid. Its presence in nature is very common in northern Italy; wild hops are also present in all regions, including islands, although they become progressively more rare to the south.

It is cultivated for commercial purposes in both hemispheres, approximately between 30 ° and 52 ° latitude, and being very resistant to cold climates can withstand up to -30 ° Celsius


It was released in England in 1992. Its popularity has gone up and down over the years, but it now appears to be among the most popular among craft brewers, being used in the Green Man Ale IPAs in Asheville, North Carolina. and in many other English craft beers.

Wye Target.

Ideal per Pilsner, Hefeweizen, Helles, Lager, Brown Ale, Saison, Tripel, Wheat, Kolsch, Blonde Ale.


Additional information

Weight 1 kg


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