Typical alpha: 9-10.5%. This Australian hop is used mainly for bittering, but aroma is profoundly resinous, fruity, and pleasant. Widely used in Australian ales and lagers. Required for Australian Sparkling Ale. Australia's hop growing industry has made substantial efforts to improve the quality of their hops - whereas this varietal used to regularly express cohumulone values above 40%, it's now closer to Cascade, around 32%.