Hop Variety – Progress

Pedigree: Seedling of WGV crossed with O.B.79 (a trial male which was the grandfather of Target)
Brewing Usage: Aroma
Aroma: Moderately strong spicy, grassy, floral, mint, earth and honey tones
Alpha Acids: 6.0 – 7.5%
Beta Acids: 2.0 – 3.3%
Co-Humulone: 33% of alpha acids
Total Oil: 0.8 – 1.0 mL/100g
Myrcene: 29% of total oil
Humulene: 36 – 42% of total oil
Caryophyllene: 14% of total oil
Farnesene: <1% of total oil General Trade Perception: Originally introduced as a replacement for Fuggle, Progress shows excellent potential at both the start and the end of the boil
Possible Substitutions: Fuggle, UK Kent Golding
Typical Beer Styles: Ale, Bitter, ESB, Porter
Additional Information: Developed at Wye College in 1951 and released for commercial production in 1964

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