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Northdown hop

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5 years 10 months ago #61 by Pebbbles
Northdown hop was created by Pebbbles
Description:
A true dual purpose hop with Challenger type aroma, but richer flavour, giving it excellent flavor/aroma charteristics.

Pedigree
A first generation selection from Northern Brewer crossed with a German male resistant to downy mildew

Maturity Early to mid-season
Yield 1500 - 1900 kg./ha. or 1350 - 1700 lb./ac.
Growth Habit Not over-vigorous, neat and manageable
Disease/Pest Susceptibility Susceptible to Verticillium wilt and powdery mildew but quite resistant to downy mildew.
Pickability/Drying/Baling Good
Cone-Structure Medium to large, plumpish, quite loose
Lupulin Moderate amounts, palish yellow
Aroma Mild, pleasant and delicate hop aroma

Alpha Acid 7.5 - 9.5% w/w
Beta Acid 5 - 5.5% w/w
Cohumulone 24 - 30% of alpha acids
Storageability 60 - 70% alpha acids remaining after 6 months storage at 20°C
Total Oil 1.5 - 2.5 mls/100 grams
Myrcene 23 - 29% of whole oil
Humulene 40 - 45% of whole oil
Carophyllene 13 - 17% of whole oil
Farnesene <1% of whole oil

General Trade Perception
A true dual-purpose hop with moderate bittering potential and excellent flavor/aroma charteristics.

Possible Substitutions
UK Challenger, Northern Brewer

Typical Beer Styles
All Ales, Porter

Additional Information
Released in early 1970's with relatively high alpha acids for its time. Its excellent flavor properties ensured its continued survival after the release of the higher alpha acids variety Wye Target.

Typical Hop Use
Dual purpose

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Gash - Sat 14 Jul - 21:42

ah well, seems Ive answered on one and Finroo on the other, no dramas, all good!

Cherry1's Avatar Cherry1 - Sat 14 Jul - 16:16

Managed to double post a topic, can you delete the second one Gash?Cheers Chris

bradobrew - Wed 20 Jun - 20:42

Thanks for the help gash. bradobeer, bradobrew its almost the same haha

Gash - Mon 18 Jun - 18:09

Sorry mate, missed this message! Hope everything is ok! Cheers

Finnroo - Tue 12 Jun - 17:32

Finn roo here, im g oing to take a monthoff social media because of my health issues.Cellar dweller is something i have come to enjoy just putting my 2 bobs worth in and enjoying it. Cheers Gash and thank you so much for everything see you in 4 weeks

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