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CTZ Hops (Pellets)

CTZ Hops (Pellets)

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Description

This dual purpose hop is a high alpha varietal with a neutral bitterness and intense aroma. Floral and citrus notes come out in both aroma and flavor, but can be very pungent, which makes Columbus great for late additions to a boil or dry-hopping. Columbus is a perfect choice for IPAs, Pale and Imperial Ales. Also referred to as Tomahawk, Zeus, or CTZ.


Hop Statistics
Alpha Acids: 14.0 – 16.0%
Beta Acids: 4.0 – 5.5%
Alpha-Beta Ratio: 2.55 - 4
Cohumulone: (% of alpha acids): 30 – 35%
Total Oils in mls per 100 grams dried: 1.5 – 2.0
Storage(% alpha acids remaining after 6 months storage at 68° F) 45 - 65%
Similar Hop Varieties: Chinook, Nugget, Millennium,

StorabilityPoor
FormatPellet
OriginAmerican
Flavor and AromaEarthy, Citrus, Spicy
Alpha AcidsHigh
UseBittering
Total Oil ContentAverage
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Good USA hop for many styles
Sam F on Apr 7, 2020
Best price
Robert B on Mar 22, 2020
Good USA hop for many styles
Sam F on Apr 7, 2020
good deal
wells j on Mar 24, 2020
Best price
Robert B on Mar 22, 2020
great deal
Brennan Doerr on Mar 10, 2020
Promotional item....although without the free shipping for PBW; I feel I paid for these and then some
David M on Feb 25, 2020
Free!
Robert Zimmer on Feb 25, 2020
Classic late 20th century American IPA hop
Jakob Sachteleben on Feb 25, 2020
Recipe
Chris s on Feb 25, 2020
it was complimentary
James McLaughlin on Feb 25, 2020
It was free.
Nathan S on Feb 24, 2020
it was a free promo
Valued C on Feb 22, 2020
Earthy
jeff soldridge on Feb 22, 2020
Free
Pat L on Feb 22, 2020
Free with purchase, free is great!
Todd on Feb 22, 2020
it was free...promo
Adam D on Feb 22, 2020
Recipe
Chris on Feb 13, 2020
nice deal for nice hops
Justin L on Jan 31, 2020
Bettering charge I use across styles.
Marcus J R on Dec 29, 2019
good hops for both lager and ale
Valued C on Dec 19, 2019
Worked well in the last batch of beer
Henry F K on Dec 19, 2019
price
Ben M on Dec 7, 2019
Price
Myron W on Nov 30, 2019
Great hop
Cep on Nov 18, 2019
Need it
M J on Nov 8, 2019
Great price and I like these hops
Tom W on Oct 26, 2019
Need it for my recipe
Thomas h on Oct 26, 2019
Dank
Adam Miller on Oct 18, 2019
recipe
Scott G on Sep 19, 2019
love my columbus SMaSH
James G on Sep 17, 2019
Recipe called for it
Michael B on Sep 7, 2019
I used it before and got good results
Henry F K on Sep 7, 2019
Part of recipe
Harold C on Sep 6, 2019
Beer
Charles E on Sep 5, 2019
Recommended for the online recipe I have
Curtis B on Aug 28, 2019
good deal
Jim B on Aug 28, 2019
For smoked maple stout
James S on Aug 28, 2019
Keep in storage
Jonathan on Aug 28, 2019
Great deal!
Haley H on Aug 28, 2019
All out
Derek W on Aug 28, 2019
It was necessary for a recipe.
Stephen G on Aug 28, 2019
Specific recipe
Valued C on Jul 25, 2019
To make beer
Robert P on Jul 17, 2019
See rye extract
Steve R on Jul 2, 2019
Because they're Columbus hops. And I need Columbus hops.
Darren K on Jun 21, 2019
Black IPA
Robert H on Jun 17, 2019
Online Recipe
Joe Russo J on Jun 6, 2019
Online Recipe
Joe Russo J on Jun 6, 2019
I'm making an IPA
Mallie on May 8, 2019
i like it
Ryan K on May 8, 2019
Dank, dank and more dank
Scott V on Apr 15, 2019
good deal
wells j on Mar 24, 2020
great deal
Brennan Doerr on Mar 10, 2020
Reviews

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Great price but a little heavy in the earthy/grassy profile
This batch was a little on the grassy side
March 23, 2020
Purchased
4 weeks ago
Great bittering for ipa
The aroma as I opened the pack was awsome.
July 18, 2019
Purchased
9 months ago
Hops plus wort =yummy beers
Using it for some great home brew receipes!
June 24, 2019
Purchased
10 months ago
Best, most versatile hop
Best hop to use when bancing all those fruity flavors of other hop varieties
October 8, 2018
Purchased
1 year ago
Love Columbus
Columbus is a great all rounder if you want to use it in an American recipe, from bettering additions to whirlpool or dry hopping, Columbus imparts a great dank, old sock aroma that is unique to American hops.
August 8, 2018
Purchased
1 year ago
coumbus hops for a great price
these hops are a regular ingredient in most of my beers. I use them for bittering and sometimes flavor. it was a no-brainer when I saw them on sale for 10 bucks a pound.
July 15, 2018
Purchased
1 year ago
They're CTZs. If you don't know about them already, you need to explore. Very versatile. I've used them as bittering, flavoring, aroma and dry hops, depending on the recipe.
May 16, 2018
Purchased
1 year ago
Packaged and sealed appropriately, fresh upon arrival.
February 19, 2018
Purchased
over 2 years ago
Ol' reliable
Gotta love some CTZ. I enjoy using for both bittering and flavor additions. My results with this hop have been more floral, sticky, almost grassy than fruity, but that's just me. One of my go to hops for clean bittering with a good presence.
May 28, 2015
Great hop
Great value and quality product.
May 6, 2015