Developed and bred at Wye College by Professor Salmon, Bramling Cross is a cross between Bramling and Manitoban (a wild Canadian hop). It was released in 1951. Referred to as an English hop with an American aroma.
Large quantities brings out the fruitiness in the Bramling Cross.
|Profile||Mild but fruity aroma. Spice, lemon, and blackcurrant flavor.|
|Substitutes||Progress, Whitebread Golding|
|Pairs with||Chinook, Fuggle|
|Purpose||Dual: Aroma and Bittering|
|Yield||1300 - 1500 lbs/acre|
|Storage||Low - Medium.|
|Beer Styles||Retains 60 - 70% alpha acid contents after 6 months of storage at 68°F.|
|Resistant||Powdery mildew and downy mildew|
|Total Oil||0.7-1.2 ml/100g|
|Growth Rate||Moderate to high|
|Cones||Medium size with moderate density|
|Maturity||Early to middle|
|Ease of Harvest||Difficult|