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Sovereign 3b

Additional information

Country

Characteristics

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Alpha Acid

Beta Acid

Cohumulone

Oil Composition

Myrcene: 25-30%, Humulene: 21-26%, Farnesene: 3-4%

Total Oil

Flavour Intensity

Sovereign

Use in brewing

Light, sweet, floral character which can develop into subtle hints of fruit, Sovereign is a hop in the classic English style. It can be used a refreshing alternative to Fuggles and Goldings in both light and dark beers. Also proven to be successful in Pilsners, Helles and Wheat beers.

Substitutions

None

Origin/History

Developed at Wye College by Dr Peter Darby, Sovereign is from an open pollination made in 1995.  It is a grand-daughter of Pioneer and great, great grand-daughter of WGV.

Agronomics

Sovereign is a mid-season hedgerow variety which produces a very high concentration of cones and a low leaf count.  It shows good all-round disease resistance and excellent yield potential.

Organic Status

Also available in Organic

Storage

Good

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