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Sovereign 3b

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Characteristics

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Alpha Acid

Beta Acid

Cohumulone

Oil Composition

Myrcene: 25-30%, Humulene: 21-26%, Farnesene: 3-4%

Total Oil

Flavour Intensity

Sovereign

Use in brewing

Light, sweet, floral character which can develop into subtle hints of fruit, Sovereign is a hop in the classic English style. It can be used a refreshing alternative to Fuggles and Goldings in both light and dark beers. Also proven to be successful in Pilsners, Helles and Wheat beers.

Substitutions

None

Origin/History

Developed at Wye College by Dr Peter Darby, Sovereign is from an open pollination made in 1995.  It is a grand-daughter of Pioneer and great, great grand-daughter of WGV.

Agronomics

Sovereign is a mid-season hedgerow variety which produces a very high concentration of cones and a low leaf count.  It shows good all-round disease resistance and excellent yield potential.

Organic Status

Also available in Organic

Storage

Good

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About Us

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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