Hop Variety – Pioneer

Pedigree: Sister to English Herald and distant relative of Yeoman
Brewing Usage: Dual Purpose
Aroma: Distinctly hoppy with pleasant citrus (lemon and grapefruit) tones and hints of herbal, cedar flavors
Alpha Acids: 8.0 – 10.5%
Beta Acids: 3.5 – 4.5%
Co-Humulone: 36% of alpha acids
Total Oil: 0.8 – 1.8 mL/100g
Myrcene: 35% of total oil
Humulene: 18 – 25% of total oil
Caryophyllene: 6 – 9% of total oil
Farnesene: <1% of total oil General Trade Perception: Perception Combines a pleasant aroma with a moderately high alpha acid content
Possible Substitutions: UK Kent Golding
Typical Beer Styles: English-style Ales, ESB
Additional Information: Released in 1996 from Wye College

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