The British hop variety family tree
All details are courtesy of Dr Peter Darby
Who is Peter Darby?
Besides creating this British hop pedigree tree, Dr Peter Darby is a now retired hop researcher and was the public figurehead behind Wye Hops Ltd. Established in March 2007, Wye Hops Ltd is a subsidiary of the British Hop Association and is the vital research centre for the British Hop industry.
– taken from British Hop Association
Who is Peter Glendinning?
Peter Glendinning heads the Charles Faram Hop Development Programme. Released varieties from the programme include Archer®, Olicana®, Jester®, Minstrel®, Harlequin™, Mystic™, Godiva™ and some yet to be named. Faram’s is focusing on the development of new varieties to provide a wider range of more intense, exciting flavours for the brewer and good agronomic characteristics for the grower.