Hop: Wye Viking


Wye Viking was bred from Svalöf and an English male (14/66/136)at Wye College, England in 1968; commercially released in 1973. Is a sister to Wye Saxon and a grandchild of Bramling Cross.

General Information

Aliases Viking, USDA 21283
Profile Pleasant
Country United Kingdom
Substitutes Wye Saxon
Purpose Aroma
Yield 1000 - 1200 lbs/acre
Storage Retains 70% alpha acid contents after 6 months of storage at 68°F.
Beer Styles American Brown Ale
Resistant Downy Mildew
Susceptible Verticillium Wilt


Alpha Acid 8.0 - 10.0%
Beta Acid 4.0 - 5.0%
Cohumulone 21.0 - 24.0%


Total Oil 1.2 ml/100g
Myrcene 47.3%
Humulene 10.5%
Caryophyllene 5.3%
Farnesene 9.1%

Additional Characteristics

Growth Rate Good in England. Fair to poor in United States.
Maturity Mid season
Sex Female
Leaf Color Green
Side Arm Length 12" - 20"
Last Updated
  • 2021-01-28 08:56:22 (Added: 2021-01-28 08:56:22)

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