Pilgrim is a bitter-type variety. It was developed by Wye Hops Ltd and gained European Plant Variety Rights in 2006. It has very good resistance to wilt disease and is being planted in areas where this disease is present, often replacing ‘Wye Target’.
- Aroma Profile
Typical Aroma Profile
Pilgrim hops intensely aromatic herbs, sweet pineapple and creamy yoghurt combine perfectly with vegetal artichoke and ethereal lemon aromas, complemented by fine notes of chocolate and fruity strawberries.Particularly pronounced notes of aromatic marjoram, chilli, fennel and liquorice complement the profile.
- CULTIVATION AREA
- Great Britain
- 9 - 13 %
- 4 - 5.5 %
- TOTAL OIL
- 1.2 - 2.4 ml/100g
- 24 - 33 %
- CARYOPHYLLENE (% OF TOTAL OIL)
- 7 - 8 %
- FARNESEN (% OF TOTAL OIL)
- up to 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.
It is a half-sister to ‘First Gold’-- having the same father. Its mother is from breeding lines derived from ‘Wye Challenger’ and ‘Wye Target’.