A classic and American hop. It’s known as a dual hop and has an alpha acid content of 8-11%. It has floral and citrus characteristics. It’s considered to be somewhat similar to Cascade with its grapefruit flavour but with some orange notes as well. Used in IPA’s and Pale Ales predominantly. Vacuum packed for freshness.
On site vac packed hops at better prices.UK Hop: Alpha acids 5.0%. Originally grown as a Fuggles replacement, Progress is a very versatile hop that combines fine aroma properties with a respectable alpha acid content. It seems to be at its best when combined with Goldings in high class Bitters and Pale Ales
Dual purpose hop.
A high alpha acid hop with a very unusual aroma profile. Chinook has a very strong grapefruit character in both the rub of the hop and in the beer. Ideal for one-off and seasonal specials
Developed from a cross between a Petham Golding and a US selected male with high alpha acids. Released in 1985 and becoming increasingly more popular.
Maturing mid to late season. The cones are long, medium compact with outward turning petals. Tolerant to infection with Prunus necrotic ring-spot virus, moderately tolerant to Downy Mildew. Not excessively sensitive to insects.
Simple but effective hop strainers made from perforated copper sheet. Prevent your run-off tap getting blocked with hop particles.
Suitable for Bruheat, Electrim and Brupaks electric boilers.
Pacific Jade hops are best known for their incredibly rich aroma of spicy black pepper, bold citrus and herbs. Some say the spiciness is reminiscent of Saaz. Certainly a great way to round out your Pale Ale and a good up-front addition in Lagers
Originally bred by Whitbread’s Brewery, this variety displays both Goldings and Fuggles characteristics. Although very fine ales can be made using WGV exclusively, they are usually used in combination with other varieties.