• Mint
  • Barrique
  • Lime
  • Tobacco
  • Dried Fruits


Great Britain

Boadicea is a dwarf variety with a moderate Alpha content and good flavour. Boadicea is named after a celtic warrior queen who resisted the Roman invasion centuries ago, like the hop plant resists aphids.

  • Aroma Profile
  • Analyses

Typical Aroma Profile


Boadicea is reminiscent of spicy herbal and woody-aromatic notes of tobacco, barrique and liquorice. Top notes of mentholic peppermint and sweet fruits produce an extraordinary aroma. The flavour spectrum is broadened by nuances of tea, lime and light floral aromas.

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Great Britain
7 - 10 %
3 - 4 %
1.4 - 2 ml/100g
30 - 35 %
0.2 - 0.4 %
10 - 20 %

*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.


Boadicea is an open pollination of a second-generation female from a wild Japanese source. The Grandfather of Boadicea is also the Father of First Gold and Pioneer.


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