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Alpha Acid

Beta Acid


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.


Brewers Gold, Chinook, Perle


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


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.


Very Good

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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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