This hop variety was bred in Wye, Kent, to increase variety diversity. It matures a week earlier than related hop varieties and proves higher alpha acids per hectare yields. It is characterised by strong growth.
- Aroma Profile
Typical Aroma Profile
The flavour profile of Admiral in the raw hops is characterised by green grassy and nuances, fruit tea and sweet ripe kiwi. Also refreshing citrus along with versatile herbal and earthy aromas contribute to the overall impression.
- CULTIVATION AREA
- Great Britain
- 13 - 16 %
- 3.9 - 5.05 %
- TOTAL OIL
- 1 - 1.7 ml/100g
- 39 - 48 %
- 0.8 - 1 %
*Alpha acids are determined by conductometric titration (EBC 7.4) in Europe, by spectrophotometry (ASBC Hops-6) in the USA. Oil composition is determined by gas chromatography (ASBC Hops-17, EBC 7.12).
All values represent the medium range of the last 4 years. Be aware that specifically the alpha and oil values can vary in a broad range depending on the relevant crop year.
Bred from Challenger and Northdown