Bred at Wye College and introduced in 1972, Challenger is a granddaughter of Northern Brewer and niece of Northdown. It is a versatile variety with wide application in both early and late kettle additions.
Region: United Kingdom
Alpha: 6.5 - 8.5%
Beta: 4 - 4.5%
Co-H: 20 - 25% of alpha acids
Total Oil: 1 - 1.7 mL/100g
Aroma: Specific aroma descriptors include cedar, green tea and sweet fruit.
Technical data may vary from based on lot and region grown.