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Characteristics

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Alpha Acid

Beta Acid

Cohumulone

Oil Composition

Myrcene: 42%, Humulene: 23%, Farnesene: <1%

Total Oil

Flavour Intensity

Sussex

Use in brewing

Aroma hop.

Sussex exhibits a delicate earthy, grassy and minty flavour similar to that of Fuggles.

Substitutions

Fuggles, Progress, WGV

Origin/History

In 2005 it was discovered almost by accident in a hedgerow by Peter Cyster

Agronomics

Sussex has a high growth rate and good resistance to diseases. It has a good tolerance to both powdery mildew and downy mildew, as well as having a moderate resistance to wilt.