Overview

Challenger - UK

Alpha Acids:
6.5
8.5
Bred at Wye College and introduced in 1972, Challenger is a granddaughter of Northern Brewer and niece of Northdown. It is a versatile variety with wide application in both early and late kettle additions.
Aroma Profile:
Cedar, Green Tea, Spicy
Challenger - UK
Alpha Acids:
6.5
8.5
Technical Specifications
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Typical Brewing Values

Value ranges are determined by multiple years of harvest data generated by YCH’s quality laboratory. All analysis conforms to the ASBC hop methods.
Alpha Acids (20-25% COHUMULONE)
0 28
6.5-8.5%
Beta Acids
0 17
3.5-5.0%
Total Oil
0 8
0.5-1.5%
Total Oil Breakdown (% of total oil)
B-PINENE 0.1-0.4%
MYRCENE 20-30%
LINALOOL 0.4-0.7%
CARYOPHYLLENE 8-12%
FARNESENE 0.1-2%
HUMULENE 25-30%
GERANIOL 0.1-0.2%
OTHER 24.7-46.3%

Sensory Analysis

Sensory characteristics are determined by averaging the percentage of assessors who reported the presence of each aroma category on a Check All That Apply (CATA) ballot. It should be noted that sensory analysis performed on hop products does not necessarily indicate flavor in beer.
80%60%40%20% SweetAromaticBerryStonefruitPommeMelonTropicalCitrusFloralHerbalVegetalGrassyEarthyWoodySpicy

Typical Brewing Values

Value ranges are determined by multiple years of harvest data generated by YCH’s quality laboratory. All analysis conforms to the ASBC hop methods.
Alpha Acids (20-25% COHUMULONE)
0 28
6.5-8.5%
Beta Acids
0 17
3.5-5.0%
Total Oil
0 8
0.5-1.5%
Total Oil Breakdown (% of total oil)
B-PINENE 0.1-0.4%
MYRCENE 20-30%
LINALOOL 0.4-0.7%
CARYOPHYLLENE 8-12%
FARNESENE 0.1-2%
HUMULENE 25-30%
GERANIOL 0.1-0.2%
OTHER 24.7-46.3%

Sensory Analysis

Sensory characteristics are determined by averaging the percentage of assessors who reported the presence of each aroma category on a Check All That Apply (CATA) ballot. It should be noted that sensory analysis performed on hop products does not necessarily indicate flavor in beer.
80%60%40%20% SweetAromaticBerryStonefruitPommeMelonTropicalCitrusFloralHerbalVegetalGrassyEarthyWoodySpicy
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