Nugget is a bittering-type cultivar, bred in 1970 from the USDA 65009 female plant and USDA 63015M. The lineage of Nugget is 5/8 Brewers Gold, 1/8 Early Green, 1/16 Canterbury Golding, 1/32 Bavarian and 5/32 unknown.
Nugget is a great bittering hop with a heavy herbal aroma.
Average Alpha Acid: 12.0% to 14.0%
Possible Substitutions: Columbus, Chinook