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Aramis is the first variety from the Comptoir Agricole breeding program in France, bred in 2002. Aramis comes from a breed of Strisselspalt and Whitebread Golding. It was bred to create Strisselspalt character hop with increased and stable bitter potential.
Developed and bred at Wye College by Professor Salmon, Bramling Cross is a cross between Bramling and Manitoban (a wild Canadian hop). It was released in 1951. Referred to as an English hop with an American aroma. Large quantities brings out the fruitiness in the Bramling Cross.
Fat Head® was bred at Monhopoly Hop Breeding in New Zealand bred from Fuggle and Cluster. The unique aroma/flavor profile lend this hop to pale and dark ales.
Norther Brewer is a great bittering hop that is the base of many beer. It is a cross of a Native American varietal and Northern Brewer, the resulting hop is genetically distinct from the English parent.
Pacific Gem™ was commercially released in 1987, it is a triploid of Fuggle, Cluster, and Smooth Cone. It was bred at New Zealand's HortResearch Institute.
Phoenix is a high alpha varietal that performs well early in the boil. Bred at Wye College in Kent, England, it is an offspring of Yeoman. A replacement to Challenger as is more resistant to disease. Phoenix is considered a dual hop but typically used early in the boil for its clean bittering qualities. As a late addition it tends to be disappointing as it is mellow.
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.
Simcoe® is a very popular variety due to the profile of the hop and the smooth bitterness it creates. It plays well with other hops. Simcoe® was released through Yakima Chief Ranches in 2000. Sometimes referred to as "Cascade on steroids".
Sticklebract was bred in New Zealand, by the DSIR Research Station, to help fight Black Root Rot that had affected the hops in the 1960s. It was released in 1972. A versatile hop.
Vanguard is an American bred hop that was the last of the Hallertau based hops from the United States Department of Agriculture. Originally bred in 1982 and released in 1997. The hop is unique in that it has a low alpha acid but a high beta acid. The unusual oil balance yields a pronounced woody and herbal character. In early additions considered to be very spicy.
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.