UK Northdown

UK Northdown

Pedigree

Seedling of Northern Brewer and a downy resistant German male

Brewing Usage

Dual Purpose

Aroma

Pleasant spice, cedar and pine characteristics with hints of floral and berry flavors

Possible Substitutions

Typical Beer Styles

  • Ale

Additional Information

Released by Wye College in 1970; an "aunt" to both UK Challenger and UK Target

Alpha Acids

7.0 - 10.0%

Beta Acids

4.0 - 5.0%

Co-Humulone

~31%

Total Oil

1.2 - 2.2 mL / 100g

Myrcene

~25% of total oil

Humulene

~37% of total oil

Caryophyllene

~15% of total oil

Farnesene

~1% of total oil

General Trade Perception

An excellent dual purpose hop that works well on its own, or in conjunction with an aroma variety



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