Challenger - 100g

Developed at Wye College in the UK, Challenger Hops provide a pleasant bitterness and floral aroma. 

It can be used at the beginning of the boil for bittering, and late in boil and as a dry hop where it will provide a smooth floral character with some citrus and a small amount of spice.

Characteristics
Purpose Bittering & Aroma
Alpha Acid Composition 6.5%-9%
Beta Acid Composition 3.2%-4.5%
Co-Humulone Composition 20%-25%
Country UK
Cone Size Medium to large
Cone Density Moderate to compact
Seasonal Maturity Late
Yield Amount 1400-1800 kg/hectare
Growth Rate Moderate
Resistant to Resistant to downy mildew and powdery mildew
Susceptible to Susceptible to verticillium wilt
Storability Retains 70%-85% alpha acid after 6 months storage at 20ºC (68ºF)
Ease of Harvest Difficult
Total Oil Composition 1-1.7 mL/100g
Myrcene Oil Composition 30%-42%
Humulene Oil Composition 25%-32%
Caryophyllene Oil 8%-10%
Farnesene Oil 1%-3%
Substitutes Perle (US), Northern Brewer, Admiral
Style Guide Golden Ale, Barley Wine, Imperial Stout