Perle (US)

While genetically indistinct from the original Germany variety, US-grown Perle tends to exhibit higher alpha acids potential and a slightly different balance of oils. Specifically, it tends to be higher in myrcene with lower in humulene, which may make US-grown Perle marginally more useful for bittering. Also Known As Characteristics Faint spicy aroma Purpose Bittering & Aroma Alpha Acid Composition …

Challenger

Released to the public in 1972, Challenger hops were developed at Wye College from varieties Northern Brewer and German Zattler. It accounted for a significant percentage of the hops grown in the UK during the 1980’s and 1990’s. Challenger features decent bitterness and a floral aroma and as such are considered fine for bittering or for dry hopping. Its flavor …