Challenger – 1kg

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Challenger

Technical Data

  • Alpha Acid: 6.4%-9%
  • Form: Pellet
  • Beta Acid: 3.2%-4.5%
  • Co-Humulone: 20%-25%
  • Total Oils: 1-1.7 mL/100g

Challenger

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 1980s and 1990s.

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

Technical Data

  • Alpha Acid: 6.4%-9%
  • Form: Pellet
  • Beta Acid: 3.2%-4.5%
  • Co-Humulone: 20%-25%
  • Total Oils: 1-1.7 mL/100g

Beer Styles

Golden Ale, Barley Wine, Imperial Stout

Substitute for:

Perle (US), Northern Brewer, Admiral

Additional information

Weight1 kg
Dimensions20 × 10 × 5 cm

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