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