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Northdown was bred at Wye College in Kent, England as higher alpha acid alternative to the hops of the time (1970s). A result of breeding Northern Brewer and an unknown German varietal.
Bred at Wye College in Kent, England, with parents of First Gold and Herald. Pilgrim was released commercially in 2001. It is one of the most wilt resistant hops out today.
Another hop developed by the United Kingdom's Wye College by the Horticulture Research International, Progress was created to replace Fuggle. Less susceptible to Wilt disease (the issue with Fuggle), Progress proved to be susceptible to other diseases. Bred in 1951 from Whitebread Golding female and US male. Commercially released in 1964.
Willamette is a Fuggle (Tetraploid Fuggle (USDA 21003) x Fuggle seedling 2-4) derived hop released in 1976 by the United States Department of Agriculture, initially bred in 1967. It's name is derived from the important growing region in Oregon: the Willamette Valley, which has been growing hops since the 1850s.