Hop Name: Northdown

Common Usage: Both

Hop Characteristics
Alpha Range:7.0 - 10.0%
Beta Range:7.0 - 10.0%
Cohumulone Range:31.0 - 31.0%
Humulene Range:37.0 - 37.0%
Myrcene Range:25.0 - 25.0%
Farnesene Range:1.0 - 1.0%
Caryophyllene Range:15.0 - 15%
Total Oil Range:1.2 - 2.2 mL/100g
Northdown, bred for its downy mildew resistance is the offspring of Northern Brewer and Challenger and Target’s aunt. It is said to be good in the foundation of the boil, and is considered slightly richer in flavor than Challenger. Its flavor is considered fresh, flowery and piney with notes of berry and spice. Its alpha acid content hovers around 8% and is very high in myrcene oils.

Commonly used in:
Origin: UK
Storage: N/A
Pleasant spice, cedar and pine characteristics with hints of floral and berry flavors

Possible Substitutions:
Admiral  Challenger  Northern Brewer (US)  Northern Brewer (DE)  Brewer's Gold (US)  Phoenix  Brewer's Gold