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Title: Columbia hops
Post by: denny on October 18, 2011, 04:11:29 PM
I was sent a sample of Columbia hops in an order I received recently.  I know nothing about them.  Can anybody fill me in?
Title: Re: Columbia hops
Post by: bluesman on October 18, 2011, 04:52:16 PM
Have you seen this from Freshops?

USDA ACCESSION NO.: 21040
SELECTION: Seedling selection 6761-61 of cross 6761 made at Corvallis, Oregon in 1967.
GENUS: Humulus
SPECIES: lupulus
CULTIVAR: Columbia
PEDIGREE: Tetraploid Fuggle (USDA 21003) x Fuggle seedling 2-4
PRIMARY SITE: USDA Hop Germplasm Collection, OSU East Farm
ORIGIN: Cross 6761 made in 1967 at Corvallis, Oregon
DATE RECEIVED: Selected and Accession No. assigned in 1971
METHOD RECEIVED: Seedling selection.
AVAILABILITY: No restrictions, commercial cultivar.
REFERENCES: Haunold, A., S. T. Likens, C. E. Homer, C. E. Zimmer
mann and D. D. Roberts. Registration of Columbia Hop
(Registration No. 5). Crop Sci. 16:738-739. 1976.
Haunold, A., S. T. Likens, C. E. Homer, G. B. Nicker
son and C. E. Zimmermann. Columbia and Willamette, two
new aroma-type hop varieties. Brewers Digest 52:36-39, 56. 1977.
Schwartz, B. W. New American Hop Varieties. In:
Steiner's Guide to American Hops, Book 2. 1977. S. S.
Steiner, New York, NY.
MATURITY: Medium late
LEAF COLOR: Dark green
SEX: Female
DISEASES: Downy Mildew: resistant
Verticillium wilt: resistant
Viruses: free of Prunus Necrotic Ringspot virus (cherry and apple strain) and
Hop mosaic virus
VIGOR: Excellent
POLLEN SHEDDING: Very good, 1800 to 2200 lbs per acre
SIDE ARM LENGTH: 24-40 inches
ALPHA ACIDS: 8.8% (10 year range: 6.8 to 11.5%)
BETA ACIDS: 4.0% (10 year range: 2.9 to 5.6%)
COHUMULONE: 40%
STORAGE STABILITY: Very good
OIL: 1.21 ml/100 9 (10 year range: 0.46 to 1.61). Humulene 16.7%
Caryophyllene 7.3%; myrcene 54.6%; farnesene 4.1%. H/C ratio = 2.26
MAJOR TRAITS: Triploid (2n=30), seedless even in the presence of
fertile males, high yield potential, Fuggle type aroma
profile, good storage stability, medium small cone size.
OTHER INFORMATION: Sister selection of Willamette (USDA 21041). About 300
acres grown commercially in Oregon in the early 1980's
but discontinued in favor of Willamette.
Title: Re: Columbia hops
Post by: denny on October 18, 2011, 05:14:12 PM
Thanks, Ron!  I hadn't seen that.  Glad to know that they're Fuggle like before I used them!
Title: Re: Columbia hops
Post by: tschmidlin on October 18, 2011, 06:52:23 PM
If they are looking for feedback, tell them to change the name. ;) Columbia/Columbus is too close.
Title: Re: Columbia hops
Post by: denny on October 18, 2011, 07:12:49 PM
If they are looking for feedback, tell them to change the name. ;) Columbia/Columbus is too close.

Yeah, I know!  I got them in an order from Ted.  Don't know who grows them.
Title: Re: Columbia hops
Post by: hopfenundmalz on October 18, 2011, 07:18:27 PM
If they are looking for feedback, tell them to change the name. ;) Columbia/Columbus is too close.

Yeah, I know!  I got them in an order from Ted.  Don't know who grows them.
Sister of Willamette.  Named after another river in the PNW?
Title: Re: Columbia hops
Post by: denny on October 18, 2011, 08:04:05 PM
Sister of Willamette.  Named after another river in the PNW?

I'll bet you're right, Jeff!
Title: Re: Columbia hops
Post by: tschmidlin on October 18, 2011, 10:10:05 PM
Sister of Willamette.  Named after another river in the PNW?

I'll bet you're right, Jeff!
Yeah, an awfully big sister :)  But there are plenty of other rivers they could have used.
Title: Re: Columbia hops
Post by: hopfenundmalz on October 18, 2011, 11:04:20 PM
Sister of Willamette.  Named after another river in the PNW?

I'll bet you're right, Jeff!
Yeah, an awfully big sister :)  But there are plenty of other rivers they could have used.
Snake and Salmon don't seem too appealing for things going into my beer...