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Progress hop

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6 years 5 months ago #156 by Pebbbles
Progress hop was created by Pebbbles
Description:
Slightly sweeter alternative to Fuggle with softer bitterness. The aroma though is intense. Very common in English bitters.

Pedigree A daughter of Whitbread's Golding variety (WGV1147) bred with wild American germplasm on the male side.

Maturity Mid-season
Yield 1800 - 2300 kg./ha. or 1600 - 2050 lb./ac.
Growth Habit Strong grower, dark in color, prolific cone producer.
Disease/Pest Susceptibility Bred for tolerance to Verticillium wilt. Susceptible to downy mildew.
Pickability/Drying/Baling Good
Cone-Structure Good-sized, firm, plump cone.
Lupulin Moderate amounts, fairly dark yellow in color
Aroma Moderately strong, good aroma

Alpha Acid 5 - 7% w/w
Beta Acid 2 - 2.5% w/w
Cohumulone 25 - 30% of alpha acids
Storageability 60 - 80% alpha acids remaining after 6 months storage at 20°C
Total Oil 0.6 - 1.2 mls/100 grams
Myrcene 30 - 35% of whole oil
Humulene 40 - 47% of whole oil
Carophyllene 12 - 15% of whole oil
Farnesene <1% of whole oil

General Trade Perception A robust hop aroma type with moderate bittering potential.

Possible Substitutions UK Kent Golding, Fuggle

Typical Beer Styles Ale, Bitter, ESB, Porter

Additional Information One of the very few aroma hops actually purpose bred in a modern breeding program. Released in the mid-sixties just before brewer demand switched to high alpha acids so it never become very widely planted.

Typical Hop Use Aroma

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Finnroo's Avatar Finnroo - Sat 16 Mar - 18:47

Thanks Australia and around the world for your support.

cliveinthemiddle - Tue 19 Feb - 22:32

Cheers Finnroo

Finnroo's Avatar Finnroo - Tue 19 Feb - 06:41

Yes just stick to your plan. The airlock is not always an indication of whats going on, cheers :)

cliveinthemiddle - Mon 18 Feb - 20:49

Hi again, my NEIPA started fermenting sturday night, has been bubbling madly since. However I have just checked it (Monday night) and it has stopped bubbling. I was going to dry hop day 4/7 - should I still stick to plan?cheers, Rob

Finnroo's Avatar Finnroo - Mon 18 Feb - 18:05

My experience is it produces a fuller bodied beer with a higher FG.Attenuation being 70 to 75% Cheers

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