Bred in 1982 by the USDA and released in 1997, Vanguard is an aroma variety with similar characteristics to Hallertau Mittelfrüh. Vanguard is typically utilized in traditional German-style beers as a noble type variety.
Region: United States
Alpha: 4.5 - 6.5%
Beta: 5.5 - 7%
Co-H: 18 - 20% of alpha acids
Total Oil: 0.5 - 1 mL/100g
Aroma: Specific aroma descriptors include woody.
Technical data may vary from based on lot and region grown.