Additional information

Country

Characteristics

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Alpha Acid

Beta Acid

Cohumulone

Oil Composition

Myrcene: 30-35%, Humulene: 25-30%, Farnesene: <1%

Total Oil

Flavour Intensity

Northern Brewer

Use in brewing

The English variety Northdown is a direct descendant of Northern Brewer and has very similar brewing characteristics. Used as a Dual-Purpose variety it gives excellent bittering properties and a pleasant aroma.

Substitutions

Brewers Gold, Chinook, Perle

Origin/History

Developed from a cross between a male seedling of Brewers Gold with Canterbury Golding in the 1940s.

Agronomics

Northern Brewer is a moderate yielding bittering hop, resistant to Verticillium Wilt but with only average resistance to Powdery Mildew and Peronospora. High acreage is grown in the Hallertau region. Also planted in Belgium and Spain.

Storage

Very Good