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Characteristics

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Alpha Acid

Beta Acid

Cohumulone

Oil Composition

Myrcene: 28%, Humulene: 4-8%, Farnesene: Trace

Total Oil

Flavour Intensity

Beata

Use in brewing

Bittering hop.

The high beta acid means that its bitterness utilisation is very good.

Substitutions

None

Origin/History

Bred for its Beta content at Horticulture Research International (HRI) at Wye College in the UK in 1995, it went to farm trials in 2006 and whilst not a well-established hop it is one well worth experimentation.

Agronomics

Noted for its small, late cones Beata is a lovely aroma hop with a classically British complexity.  It is a hedgerow plant that is late maturing with its crop on the top half of the wirework structure.
A late maturing hop
Beata has a strong tolerance of wilt disease and good levels of resistance to downy and powdery mildews.