A compound closely associated with the aromas of several popular American hop varieties that is characterized by rose-like, floral, and citrus fruit aroma and flavors.

Geraniol is also the primary component in rose oil and citronella oil. It can be found in coriander, lavender, lemon, lime, oranges, roses, blueberries, and blackberries.

The following hop varieties contain geraniol:

  1. Cascade
  2. Citra
  3. Centennial
  4. Chinook 
  5. Pacific Hallertau
  6. Southern Cross
  7. Motueka
  8. Aurora
  9. Styrian Golding

The following hop varieties do not contain geraniol:

  1. UK Challenger
  2. U.S. Challenger
  3. Alsace Strisselspalt
  4. Spalt Select
  5. Sterling
  6. Czech Saaz
  7. Millennium
  8. German Magnum