Additional information

Country

Characteristics

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Alpha Acid

Beta Acid

Cohumulone

Oil Composition

Myrcene 35-40%, Humulene 3.5%, Farnesene Trace

Total Oil

Flavour Intensity

Pilot

Use in brewing

Bittering hop.
Pilot has distinctively different essential oils to other British hops. It works well as a bittering or late aroma hop
Clean bittering with aroma of spice, lemon and marmalade

Substitutions

None

Origin/History

Bred at Wye College it was released commercial in 2001.

Agronomics

A high yielding Hedgerow variety, Pilot has a tolerance to wilt, but it susceptible to both Downy and Powdery mildews.

Storage

Good