Challenger (UK) Hops - 1 oz Pellets

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UK Challenger

Pedigree: Granddaughter of Northern Brewer, lineage also includes Northdown and Target

Brewing Usage: Dual Purpose

Aroma: Cedar, green tea and sweet floral characteristics (as a late addition, it can provide crisp, fruity flavors)

Apha Acids: 6.5 - 9.0%

Beta Acids: 3.2 - 4.2%

Co-Humulone: 20 - 25% of alpha acids

Total Oil: 1.0 - 1.5 mL/100g

Myrcene: ~30% of total oil

Humulene: ~25% of total oil

Caryophyllene: ~9.5% of total oil

Farnesene: <1% of total oil

General Trade Perception: A versatile hop, widely used for both early and late kettle additions

Possible Substitutions: German Perle, Northern Brewer

Typical Beer Styles: English-style Ales, Barley Wine, Bitter, Brown Ale, ESB, Porter, Stout

Additional Information: Bred at Wye College and released in 1972 for commercial planting

All our in stock hops are stored cold to ensure the highest freshness possible.  Alpha and Beta acid amounts vary between batches and may not be exactly as pictured, however are generally within the ranges stated above.