Northdown (UK)

A true dual-purpose hop with moderate bittering potential and excellent flavor/aroma characteristics


Released in the early 1970s with relatively high alpha acids; an "aunt" to UK Challenger and UK Target

Pedigree: First generation selection from Northern Brewer and downy resistant, German male
Aroma: Mild, pleasant and delicate hop aroma
Aroma profile: Floral, Spicy, Fruity, Pine
Typical beer styles: All Ales, Porter

Brewing values
Brewing Usage Dual Purpose
Alpha Acid 6 - 10%
Beta Acid 4.4 - 6.2%
Co-humulone 24 - 29%
Total Oil 1.2 - 2.2 mL/100g

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