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Challenger hop

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Description:
Lovely hop for english ales. Challenger hops are spicy, strawlike, with marmelade undertones.

Pedigree
A granddaughter of Northern Brewer bred in England with German downy mildew resistant males.

Maturity Late season
Yield 1600 - 2000 kg./ha. or 1400 - 1800 lb./ac.
Growth Habit Beautiful neat columnar habit with even laterals, good head, and nicely hopped down.
Disease/Pest Susceptibility Bred for resistance to downy mildew and some strains of powdery mildew. Sensitive to Verticillium wilt.
Pickability/Drying/Baling Good
Cone-Structure Good sized fairly firm cone
Lupulin Moderate to copious amounts, mid-yellow
Aroma Mild to moderate, quite spicy

Alpha Acid 6.5 - 8.5% w/w
Beta Acid 4 - 4.5% w/w
Cohumulone 20 - 25% of alpha acids
Storageability 70 - 85% alpha acids remaining after 6 months storage at 20°C
Total Oil 1.0 - 1.7 mls/100 grams
Myrcene 30 - 42% of whole oil
Humulene 25 - 32% of whole oil
Carophyllene 8 - 10% of whole oil
Farnesene 1 - 3% of whole oil

General Trade Perception
One of the few recognized dual-purpose hops combining moderate amounts of alpha acids with a good kettle hop aroma.

Possible Substitutions
US or German Perle, Northern Brewer.

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

Additional Information
A result of Wye's efforts to combine higher levels of alpha acids with technically good aroma, disease resistance, and good agronomic properties. Released in 1968.

Typical Hop Use
Aroma

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