A high alpha hop with an acceptable aroma profile. Increasingly popular among craft brewers; released in 1985.
Development: Cross between Petham Golding and a high alpha USDA male.
Usage: Dual purpose
Aroma: Medium intensity, spicy, piney and distinct with subtle tones of grapefruit
Alpha Acids: 12.0 — 14.0%
Beta Acids: 3.0 — 4.0%
Co-Humulone: 29 — 34% of alpha acids
Total Oil: 1.5 — 2.5 mls/100g
Substitutions: Nugget, Columbus, Northern Brewer
Typical Beer Styles: US-style Pale Ale, IPA, Stout, Porter, Lager