Hops Pellets 100g – Challenger

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Released to the public in 1972, Challenger hops were developed at Wye College from varieties Northern Brewer and German Zattler. It accounted for a significant percentage of the hops grown in the UK during the 1980??s and 1990??s.

Challenger features decent bitterness and a floral aroma and as such are considered fine for bittering or for dry hopping. Its flavor is smooth with balanced floral characteristics, some citrus and a dash of spice.

Also Known As Wye Challenger
Characteristics Floral
Purpose Bittering & Aroma
Alpha Acid 6.5%-9%
Origin UK
Substitutes Perle, Northern Brewer
Styles Golden Ale, Barley Wine, Imperial Stout