Hop: Minstrel®


Minstrel® was bred at Charles Faram Ltd in the United Kingdom, it has pedigree from Sovereign, dwarf and was planted in 2006, commercially released in 2012.

As of 2020, Charles Faram stopped growing commercially due to challenges with its agronomy.

General Information

Profile Herbal, Orange, Spice, Berries
Country United Kingdom
Substitutes N/A
Purpose Dual: Aroma and Bittering
Resistant Verticillium Wilt
Tolerant Downy Mildew
Susceptible Powdery Mildew


Alpha Acid 5.0 - 7.0%
Beta Acid 3.0 - 3.5%
Cohumulone 22.0 - 26.0%


Total Oil 0.5 - 0.7 ml/100g
Myrcene 22.0 - 25.0%
Humulene 1.0 - 4.0%
Caryophyllene N/A
Farnesene 7.0 - 9.0%

Additional Characteristics

Cones Large
Last Updated
  • 2021-02-12 10:34:09 (Added: 2021-02-12 10:34:09)

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