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General Hop Characteristics
Country of Origin: UK (Wye)
Noble: No
Uses: bittering
Beer styles: English ale
Substitutions: Target
Chemical Composition
Alpha Acids: 13-16.2 %
Beta Acids: 4.8-6.1 %
Cohumulone: 37-45 %
Myrcene: 39-48 %
Humulene: 7-26 (sources differ) %
Caryophyllene: 6-8 %
Farnesene: 1.8-2.2 %
Total Oil: 1-1.7 %

(%AA/6 Mo/20°C):

good %
Growing Characteristics
Yield: high
Harvest: mid to late season

This article discusses a specific variety of hops. For general information about selecting, using or propogating hops, see the main hop page

Bred at Wye as a replacement for Target and released in 1998, Admiral is a high-alpha variety considered to have a more pleasing, less harsh bitterness.