Originally selected by Charles Zimmerman for Hopunion, Inc., Columbus is a descendant of Nugget. It is a high alpha variety and is primarily used for bittering purposes. Columbus is often referred to as CTZ, a trio of similar hops including Tomahawk and Zeus.
Country of Origin: United States
Aroma Profile: Citrus, Dank, Earthy, Woody
Beer Styles: IPA, Amber Ale, Pale Ale
Alpha Acid: 14.5–17.5%
Beta Acid: 4.5–6%
Total Oil: 2.5–4.5 ml/100g