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Ahtanum® is named for the location where Charles Carpenter established the first hop farm in the Yakima Valley in 1869. It is the first commercially available bred hop by Yakima Chief Ranches. Used primarily as an aroma hop due to low alpha acid composition.
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.
Believe to have be be of Tettnanger decent from the Yakima valley by Yakima Chief Ranch.
Saphir contains one of the lowest alpha acid contents in the world, therefore it is always used as an aroma hop. A German release in 2000 it contains a fruity profile, unlike many German hop varietals. Saphir was bred at the Hop Research Center in Hüll, Germany. Similar to much of the hop breeding in Germany it was sought as a substitute to Hallertau to be more disease resistant.
Styrian Celeia, almost a carbon copy of Fuggle hops, is a low alpha varietal with traditional European aroma. It is a triploid from Styrian Golding, Styrian Aurora and wild Slovenian hop. Not well received, therefore isn't wildly grown.
Styrian Golding was bred due to in the 1930s there was an disease with hops grown in the Styria area of German, as a result they bred hops with an English variety. Great in English and Belgian ales. Uncanny is the fact, in spite of its name, it doesn't belong to the Golding family.
Target was bred in the 70s, released to the public in 1992 by Wye College. The hop has lineage of Northern Brewer and Eastwell Goldings and related to Challenger. Has become a widely grown hop. Typically used to add aroma to English ale and lagers.
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.