The peak of high-alpha varieties, Summit has exceptional alpha acid levels and a high oil content. It has a strong grapefruit aroma with notes of orange and tangerine. Used primarily for bittering, it has been employed for dry-hopping with some success.
- Hop Type: Bittering
- Origin: United States
- Alpha Acid: 18.5%
- Similar Varieties: Simcoe, Columbus, Warrior, Millenium
- Common Styles: IPAs, Imperial IPAs