Challenger (US)

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Origin: USA. A daughter of Northern Brewer with Northdown stock, this English variety has found a home in the hopyards of the Pacific Northwest.

Usage: A truly versatile dual-purpose hop, Challenger’s alpha content can be harnessed for bittering, while still possessed of a smooth, pleasant flavour for late and dry hopping. Alone or in a blend, Challenger is an excellent addition to the hop bill for any British, Irish, or Scottish styles.

Aroma & Flavour Characteristics: Medium intensity; American-grown Challenger tends to be more spicy, piney, and less orange marmalade-like than English Challenger.  

Botanical Classification:
Family: Cannabaceae
Genus: Humulus
Species: Lupulus

Maturity: Medium

Yield: no data

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Origin: USA. A daughter of Northern Brewer with Northdown stock, this English variety has found a home in the hopyards of the Pacific Northwest.

Usage: A truly versatile dual-purpose hop, Challenger’s alpha content can be harnessed for bittering, while still possessed of a smooth, pleasant flavour for late and dry hopping. Alone or in a blend, Challenger is an excellent addition to the hop bill for any British, Irish, or Scottish styles.

Aroma & Flavour Characteristics: Medium intensity; American-grown Challenger tends to be more spicy, piney, and less orange marmalade-like than English Challenger.  

Botanical Classification:
Family: Cannabaceae
Genus: Humulus
Species: Lupulus

Maturity: Medium

Yield: no data

INFO SHEET

Products specifications
Alpha Acid Range % 6.5 - 8.5
Beta Acid Range % 3 - 4
Co-Humulone as % of alpha 20 - 23
Total oils mls/100 gr. 1.0 - 1.5
Products specifications
Alpha Acid Range % 6.5 - 8.5
Beta Acid Range % 3 - 4
Co-Humulone as % of alpha 20 - 23
Total oils mls/100 gr. 1.0 - 1.5
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