Rhizomes are harvested in the spring and are typically available for shipment April thru June. Orders begin shipping as soon as we receive our stock.
Cluster (US) is thought to be one of the oldest and most robust hop crops in the US. With its balanced aroma and bittering profile and outstanding storage stability, it has long been a go to hop of large commercial breweries in the US. The exact lineage of Cluster is unknown and is considered to have a clean, neutral and slightly floral flavor.
Aroma: Clean, neutral and slightly floral
Beta Acid: 4-6%
Cohumulone composition: 36-42%
Cone size: medium
Cone density: compact
Seasonal maturity: mid
Yield amount: 1420-1900 lbs/acre
Growth Rate: Very high
Resistant to: Resistant to prunus necrotic ring-spot virus
Susceptible to: Susceptible to downy mildew and powdery mildew
Storability: Retains 80%-85% alpha acid after 6 months storage at 20ºC (68ºF)
Ease of Harvest: Difficult
Total Oil Composition: 0.4-0.8 mL/100g
Myrcene Oil Composition: 38%-55%
Humulene Oil Composition: 15%-20%
Caryophyllene Oil: 6%-10%
Farnesene Oil: 0%-1%
Substitutes: Eroica, Galena
Style Guide: Barley Wine, Porter, English Pale Ale, Amber Ale, Honey Ale, Cream Ale, American LagerHops are hardy in U.S. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zones 3 through 8.
We offer a no questions asked guarantee. We will replace your Rhizomes if they do not grow.