Classification: Bittering Hops

Columbus is a descendent of Nugget and was originally selected by Charles Zimmerman of Hop Union. Columbus is primarily used as a bittering hop and is sometimes referred to as CTZ. VQH Farms and Kinglake Farms will be growing Columbus to use as a dual purpose hop.


Country: United States

Aroma: Citrus, Black pepper, Licorice

Popular Beer Styles: IPA, Imperial IPA, Pale Ale


Alpha: 14.5-17.5%

Beta: 4.5-6%

Total Oil: 2.5-4.5 ml/100g


Farm Status: Mature Plants