Target hop pellets. UK - Crop '16 (AA 10.0%) Bulk price (450gm+) = $7.90 per 90gm
Excellent high alpha hop, with a pleasent English hop aroma,
that is quite intense.
Pedigree A second generation selection from Northern Brewer by a male seedling of English Goldings.
Maturity Late season
Yield 1500 - 2000 kg./ha. or 1350 - 1800 lb./ac.
Growth Habit Difficult to train but then quite vigorous and high yielding.
Disease/Pest Susceptibility Tolerant to Verticillium wilt and resistant to powdery mildew. Sensitive to downy mildew.
Cone-Structure Smallish plump, but very tight cone
Lupulin Abundant and medium yellow in color
Aroma Pleasant English hop aroma, quite intense
Alpha Acid 9.5 - 12.5% w/w
Beta Acid 5 - 5.5% w/w
Cohumulone 29 - 35% of alpha acids
Storageability 45 - 55% alpha acids remaining after 6 months storage at 20°C
Total Oil 1.6 - 2.6 mls/100 grams
Myrcene 45 - 55% of whole oil
Humulene 17 - 22% of whole oil
Carophyllene 8 - 10% of whole oil
Farnesene <1% of whole oil
General Trade Perception A good high alpha variety with an acceptable to desirable kettle hop aroma.
Possible Substitutions Fuggle, Willamette
Typical Beer Styles All Ales and Lagers
Additional Information The predominant UK variety at present and widely used for its high alpha acids content combined with an acceptable aroma. Normally used for bittering.
Typical Hop Use Bittering