A dwarf variety of hop in the classic British style that it stores well and can be combined effectively with Goldings in bitters. A well-balanced aroma profile that gives sweet notes of herbs, fruit and floral characteristics.
Pale Ales, Pilsners, Bitters, Helles, Wheat
Floral, Grassy & Herbal with Fruit & Mint notes
Sovereign is a dwarf variety of hop that was bred from open pollination in 1995 at Horticulture Research International. The grand-daughter of Pioneer, this classic British hop can be combined very effectively with Goldings in bitters. Popular among brewers thanks to a well-balanced aroma profile that imparts a pleasing fruity flavour as well as hits of floral, herbal and mint.
|Aroma Profile||Floral, Grassy & Herbal with Fruit & Mint notes|
|Alpha Acid||4.5 - 6.5%|
|Beta Acid||2.1 - 3.1%|
|Flavour Intensity (Out of 10)||6|
|Yield (Out of 10)||7|
|Disease Tolerance (Out of 10)||8|
|Total Oil Composition||0.6 - 1.0ml/100g|