An excellent high alpha variety with balanced bittering and aroma characteristics. Galena is mainly used for bittering, but has found favour as a dual purpose variety, quite bitter, Galena blends well with finishing hops. Suitable for all beer styles, especially American ales and lagers. Known primarily as a bittering hop, Galena has flavours and aromas described as pineapple, lime, gooseberry, stone fruit, citrus, brandy and pear.
- Maturity: Early Season
- Yield: Medium
- Growth Habit: Vigorous, columnar frame
- Cone Structure: Cylindrical, open, loose cones
- Disease Resistance: New Zealand is hop disease free
- Storage Stability: Good (New Zealand Grown)
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