Meridian - Free 2018 Crop Year

Meridian - Free 2018 Crop Year

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Aroma Hop

Meridian delivers a mix of tropical, berry, and citrus fruitiness with a hint of spearmint. A “top note” hop, nice in a saison, wit, or farmhouse, it can also be combined with more aggressive hops in IPAs to brighten the overall impression of the beer and lend a seductive finish.

Country Produced

US - Oregon

Characteristics                                                                                                          Pineapple, lemon pie, cotton candy

Alpha Acid:  5-6.5%

Beta Acid:  7-8%

Cohumulone:  50%

Total Oil:  1.1-1.6ml/100g

History                                                                                                                                            Bred by Indie Hops in Oregon.  Originally planned as a return of the variety Columbia, however after harvest exhibited a different character.  Genetics testing confirmed the difference and the new variety was launched as Meridian in 2015,