Pedigree: Born of the daughter of Pride of Kent (12-50-5, via open pollination at the East Malling research station, UK)
Brewing Usage: Bittering
Aroma: Pronounced and Pleasant
Alpha Acids %: 8.6-10.5
Beta Acids %: ~5
Co-Humolone: 26-34% of Alpha Acids
Total Oil: 1.6-1.8 mls/100g
General Trade Perception: Gives a distinctly Australian flavour to beer, imparting a resinous character with some fruit-like tones in the mix.
Possible Substitutions: UK Target, UK Pilgrim, Newport
Typical Beer Styles: Lager, Pilsner, Pale Ale
Additional Information: Whilst many hop varieties have since been released containing much higher levels of alpha acid, this variety has withstood the test of time and to this day is known around the world as being synonymous with Foster’s Lager.
All our in stock hops are stored cold to ensure the highest freshness possible. Alpha and Beta acid amounts vary between batches and may not be exactly as pictured, however are generally with in the ranges stated above.