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.
US - Oregon
Characteristics Pineapple, lemon pie, cotton candy
Alpha Acid: 5-6.5%
Beta Acid: 7-8%
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,