Hop Name: Challenger

Common Usage: Both

Hop Characteristics
Alpha Range:6.5 - 9.0%
Beta Range:6.5 - 9.0%
Cohumulone Range:20.0 - 25.0%
Humulene Range:25.0 - 25.0%
Myrcene Range:30.0 - 30.0%
Farnesene Range:0.0 - 1.0%
Caryophyllene Range:9.5 - 10%
Total Oil Range:1.0 - 1.5 mL/100g
Bred at Wye College from a Northern Brewer and a German variety, Challenger Hops have been around long enough to get a foothold in the industry. This is helped by their versatility in use, as well as its moderate alpha acid profile. It’s great for bittering when added early, or for dry hopping because of its aroma. Flavor is smooth with balanced floral characteristics with some citrus and a dash of spice. yield is pretty low, but it has above average sized cones.

Commonly used in:
English-style Ale
Origin: UK
Storage: N/A
Cedar, green tea and sweet floral characteristics (as a late addition, it can provide crisp, fruity flavors)

Possible Substitutions:
Perle (US)  Admiral  Perle (DE)  Northern Brewer (US)  Northern Brewer (DE)  Northdown  Phoenix  Pilgrim