Country of origin: UK.
Year of harvest: 2020.
Alpha acid: 6.1%.
Challenger is a versatile dual purpose British aroma and bittering hop. Exhibits a spicy and mild citrus aroma. Used in bitters and other British beers. Its mid-range alpha makes it a cost-effective solution to achieving both bitterness and hop character.
Storage Stability: Good.
Alpha acid: 6.5 – 8.5%.
Beta acid: 3.2 – 4.2%.
Co-Humulone: 27 – 30% of alpha acids.
Total Oil: 1.1 – 1.5 mL / 100g.
Myrcene: 30% of total oil.
Humulene: 30% of total oil.
Caryphyllene: 10% of total oil.
Farnescene: 1.7% of total oil.
Cluster, Perle and Northern Brewer.