Target (UK)

A good high alpha variety with an acceptable kettle hop aroma


Predominant UK variety normally bred for bittering, but widely used for its high alpha content and aroma.

Pedigree: Second generation selection from Northern Brewer and a male, English Golding seedling
Aroma: Pleasant but intense English hop aroma
Aroma profile: Citrus, Spicy
Typical beer styles: All Ales and Lagers

Brewing values
Brewing Usage Bittering
Alpha Acid 8 - 13%
Beta Acid 4.5 - 5.7%
Co-humulone 29 - 37%
Total Oil 1.6 - 2.6 mL/100g

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