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General Hop Characteristics
Country of Origin: England
Noble: No
Uses: bittering
Beer styles:
Substitutions: Target
Chemical Composition
Alpha Acids: 9-13 %
Beta Acids: 4.8-5.5 %
Cohumulone: 35-37 %
Myrcene: 38-42 %
Humulene: 13-17 %
Caryophyllene: 5-9 %
Farnesene: less than 1 %
Total Oil: 1.0-1.9 %

(%AA/6 Mo/20°C):

good %
Growing Characteristics
Harvest: early

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

This was developed at Wye as a bittering hop with a better flavor profile than Target. The result is this recent hop, a sister of Pioneer, which combines strong bitterness with a citrusy, grapefruit character. It has been quickly adopted by many English craft breweries.