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Admiral hops was released for commercial use in 1996 (other sources have it as 1998). It was created from a male Challenger plant and female plant in the Northdown family. It is the first UK hop to have an alpha acid over 15.0%. Works well as a replacement for bittering and aroma.
Neoplanta was bred at the Institute for Agricultural Research in Yugoslavia in the late 1960s or early 1970s, possibly by Mr. Andrej Mijavec (the hop breeder at the time). It is a cross from Northern Brewer and a male that originated from Styrian Golding and a Yugoslavian wild hop. Has not been accepted well, therefore acreage is limited. Originally developed to replace Backa and a sister to both Dunav and Vojvodina.
Pride of Kent was bred from Brewer's Gold and open pollination at Wye College, England by Professor E.S. Salmon. Mother of the popular Australian hop Pride of Ringwood.
Toyomidori has parentage of Northern Brewer and USDA 64103M (a wild American hop), bred in 1981 in Japan and released in 1990 by the Kirin Brewery Hop Research Farm. Based on profile, a great bittering hop. Due to Toyomidori being susceptible to downy mildew it has been commercially discontinued from production in Japan.
Warrior® is a high alpha variety with a ridiculously smooth bitterness. Developed by Yakima Chief Ranches, arising from the same program that created Simcoe®.