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Additional information



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Alpha Acid

Beta Acid


Oil Composition

Myrcene: 20-25%, Humulene:26-30%, Farnesene: 0.4%

Total Oil

Flavour Intensity


Archer® is a registered trade mark of Charles Faram & Co Ltd and is from the Charles Faram Hop Development Programme.

Use in brewing

Aroma hop.
It combines classic British aroma with a citrus twist. Useful as copper and dry hop additions.




Archer® is a seedling of Sovereign, a semi-dwarf
It was planted along with Minstrel® as part of the Charles Faram Hop Development Programme and released in 2013.


Archer® is a new low trellis, wilt resistant hop variety. Tolerant to powdery mildew.
The Spring growth needs holding back to avoid the variety becoming vigorous and leafy.
There is a risk of cone shatter if ripe and picked late.



Further resources

Archer® information PDF
Archer® feedback



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Charles Faram has been established as merchants of hops and hop products for over 150 years. The company, which was originally based in Worcester, now resides in the small hamlet of Newland, situated at the foot of the picturesque Malvern Hills.

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