Myrcene: 40-60%, Humulene: 2-5%, Farnesene: 1-3%
Dual purpose hop.
The high alpha and beta acid levels help this hop to be useful for bittering, while also providing a spicy aroma.
Developed by the Zatec breeding program in the Czech Republic, it initially had pharmaceutical purposes in mind to be used as an antioxidant.
Vital has a moderate resistance to diseases, with a medium susceptibility to downy mildew. It is, however, tolerant to powdery mildew.