Hop: Jester


Jester was developed by Charles Faram Ltd, released in 2013 after originally being planted in 2009 along with Olicana®, its sister. With breeding from Cascade it may be used for bittering and aroma purposes. Optimally needs warm spring weather to produce best characteristics.

General Information

Profile Blackcurrant, Grapefruit, Resinous, Grapefruit, Lychee
Country United Kingdom
Substitutes Cascade, Challenger
Purpose Dual: Aroma and Bittering
Storage Average to slight above average
Beer Styles American Pale Ale, India Pale Ale
Resistant Verticillium Wilt
Tolerant Downy Mildey
Susceptible Powdery Mildew


Alpha Acid 7.0 - 9.0%
Beta Acid 4.0 - 6.0%
Cohumulone 23.0 - 28.0%


Total Oil 0.6 - 1.2 ml/100g
Myrcene 45.0 - 50.0%
Humulene 2.0%
Caryophyllene N/A
Farnesene 0.1 - 2.0%
Last Updated
  • 2021-01-15 18:13:28 (Added: 2021-01-15 18:13:28)

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