Dana is a dual purpose (bittering and aroma) cultivar bred from the German variety Hallertau Magnum and Slovenian genetic hop material. It contains 11.0 % – 16.0 % of alpha-acids (30 – 32 % of cohumulone). The ratio between alpha and beta acids is 2.7 – 3.1. The essential oil content varies from 2.4 to 3.9 (ml/100 g cone dry basic).
It is very suitable for combination with other varieties in the brewing process. The cultivar offers a good brewing value and a pleasant and intense hop aroma, providing a harmonic bitterness.