The bitterness in Opal Hops is respectable, and the aroma has substance. Its a combination of some spicy gusto mixed with tones of citrus. It is very much German and can be applied anywhere throughout the brew process in beer styles such as Pilsners, Hefewizens, Hells, Lagers, and more.
Substitutions: East Kent Golding, Styrian Golding, Tettnanger
Alpha Acids: 5 - 8 %