Hop: Warrior®


Warrior® is a high alpha variety with a ridiculously smooth bitterness. Developed by Yakima Chief Ranches, arising from the same program that created Simcoe®.

General Information

Alias YCR5 CV
Profile Citrus (grapefruit, lemon and pineapple), herbs and spice.
Country United States
Substitutes Apollo, Bravo, Columbus, Nugget
Pairs with Cascade, Centennial, Chinook
Purpose Bittering
Yield 2100 - 2300 lbs/acre
Storage Retains 76% alpha acid contents after 6 months of storage at 68°F.
Beer Styles IPA, American Pale Ale
Resistant Powdery mildew


Alpha Acid 15.0 - 17.0%
Beta Acid 4.3 - 5.5%
Cohumulone 22.0 - 26.0%


Total Oil 1.0 - 2.0 ml/100g
Myrcene 40.0 - 50.0%
Humulene 15.0 - 19.0%
Caryophyllene 8.0 - 11.0%
Farnesene < 1.0%

Additional Characteristics

Growth Rate High
Cones Medium size with moderate density
Maturity Middle
Ease of Harvest Difficult

Warrior Aroma/Flavor Profile

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Last Updated
  • 2020-05-10 11:15:41 (Added: 2020-05-10 11:15:41)

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  • Dwarf variety hops grow shorter in height than traditional varieties but, importantly, produce the same yield. This combination makes harvest easier.
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  • Storage: is based on the percentage of alpha acids remaining after 6 months at 20*F.
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