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    Phoenix

    Molasses, Chocolate, Spicy

    Flavour/Aroma

    Phoenix has excellent fresh flavour characteristics that include pine, floral, chocolate, molasses and slightly spicy.

    Bittering Characteristics

    Phoenix produces a well-balanced and rich bitterness.

    Alpha
    8 - 12%
    Beta
    3.8 - 5.4%
    Cohumulone
    30%
    TotalOils
    1.2 - 2.5%
    Myrcene
    24%
    Humulene
    30%
    Farnesene
    1.5%

    About Phoenix

    Phoenix is an unusual hop with high oil content making it a good alternative to a dual-purpose or bittering hop. Brewers have reported interesting results when using it as a late hop. It is a little known hop as it was originally grown and sold to just one brewer.

    The Breeding Of Phoenix

    Developed at the same time as Admiral, Phoenix is a seedling of Yeoman, developed at Horticulture Research International (HRI), Wye College in the UK and released for general cultivation in 1996. Phoenix produces good-sized cones well down the bine. A versatile and robust variety, with a high tolerance to wilt, resistance to strains of Powdery mildew, but susceptible to Downy mildew. It has excellent storage stability.