Hop Name: Opal

Common Usage: Aroma

Hop Characteristics
Alpha Range:5 - 8%
Beta Range:5 - 8%
Cohumulone Range:13 - 17%
Humulene Range:30 - 50%
Myrcene Range:20 - 45%
Farnesene Range:0 - 1%
Caryophyllene Range:8 - 15%
Total Oil Range:0.8 - 1.3 mL/100g
Opal hops are a product of Hüll, Germany. It features mild myrcene levels and a slightly higher humulene profile which results in a clean aroma and flavour profile of spice and citrus with a hint of sweetness. Opal is used in several commercial beers, but for home brewers, it is somewhat hard to find.

Commonly used in:
Belgian-style Ales
Origin: German
Storage: N/A
Even dispersal of all aroma characteristics - fruity, floral, herbal and hoppy tones all appear

Possible Substitutions:
Tettnang  East Kent Golding  Tettnang  Savinjski Golding