Bred in 1983 by the USDA, Crystal is a triploid aroma-type cultivar from Hallertau Mittelfrüh, Cascade, Brewer's Gold and Early Green. It is primarily grown in Oregon and has become increasingly popular among craft brewers due to its versatility in a variety of beer styles.
Aroma: Specific aroma descriptors include woody and green.
Alpha Acid: 3 - 6%
Beta Acid: 6 - 8.5%