Challenger T90 Pellets

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SKU:
challenger
Weight:
0.06 LBS
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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.

 

Also Known As Wye Challenger
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
   
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%
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