Hop Variety – Bramling Cross

Pedigree: Cross between Bramling (a traditional Golding variety) and a Manitoban (Canadian) wild hop
Brewing Usage: Aroma
Aroma: Strong spice, blackcurrant, loganberry and lemon characteristics
Alpha Acids: 6.0 – 8.0%
Beta Acids: 2.3 – 3.5%
Co-Humulone: 34% of alpha acids
Total Oil: 0.7 – 1.2 mL/100g
Myrcene: 36% of total oil
Humulene: 25% of total oil
Caryophyllene: 15.7% of total oil
Farnesene: <1% of total oil General Trade Perception: Often used in traditional cask conditioned beers due to its distinct characteristics
Possible Substitutions: UK Kent Golding, UK Progress
Typical Beer Styles: All styles
Additional Information: Developed at Wye College by Professor Salmon

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