Radiant golden Sunbeam Hops
(pictured above), rated from Zone 4, can take full sun in all but the
hottest summer areas. They are not quite as rampant as regular Hops which
makes them ideal for patio trellises or window boxes. The golden leaves wind
themselves around the tree and become darker as the season progresses.
Sunbeam hops will retreat to the ground in winter but emerges each
spring with a larger crown and more trailing stems. Truly a stunning
addition to any garden.
Kent Golding Hops (also referred to as East Kent Golding
or British Kent Golding) is a floral hop that blends but does not over power
malts used in beer making. Kent Golding is an aroma hop used frequently in
Chinook is an bittering hop
that is often used in Pale Ales, but can lend itself to other brews giving
them an almost smoky taste.
Zeus has enormous hops. Used for
IPA's. Has a spicy overtone with high alpha acid.