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Characteristics

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Alpha Acid

Beta Acid

Cohumulone

Oil Composition

Myrcene: 20-25%, Humulene: 45-55%, Farnesene: <1%

Total Oil

Flavour Intensity

Vanguard

Use in brewing

Aroma hop.

Due to the origins of this hop, it presents some characteristics similar to that of Mittlefruh. However it had a definitive herbal, woody character.

Substitutions

Liberty, Mittlefruh

Origin/History

Developed by the USDA and released in 1995.
By now the lineage of this hop is long and varied, though it is known that it has connections to Mittlefruh.

Agronomics

Vanguard has an early seasonal maturity, and exhibits a moderate yield and growth rate.
It is also resistant to downy mildew.

Storage

Very 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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