ChallengerRegular price Sale price $171.05
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.Alpha Acid Range % 6.5 – 8.5
Beta Acid Range % 4.0 – 4.5
Co-Humulone as % of alpha 20 – 25
Total oils mls/100 gr. 1.0 – 1.7