Additional information

Country

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