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Humulene

Humulene is one of the major types of hop oils contained in the lupulin glands.

Humulene has a refined, elegant flavor. The hop should be added to the end of the boil or dry hopped for this oilís contribution to be noticed.

The amount present in a given hop is expressed as a percent of the total oils in that hop. Noble hops typically have a relatively high percentage of this oil.

Humulene