A good high alpha variety with an acceptable kettle hop aroma. Predominant UK variety normally bred for bittering, but widely used for its high alpha content and aroma.
Development: Second generation selection from Northern Brewer and a male, English Golding seedling.
Aroma: Pleasant but intense English hop aroma
Alpha Acids: 8.0 — 13.0%
Beta Acids: 4.5 — 5.7%
Co-Humulone: 29 — 37% of alpha acids
Total Oil: 1.6 — 2.6 mls/100g
Substitutions: Fuggle, Willamette
Typical Beer Styles: All Ales and Lagers