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    Sovereign

    Herbal, Floral, Earthy

    Flavour/Aroma

    With aromas described as floral, grassy and herbal with a hint of mint flavours, it has a wonderfully complex and relatively delicate set of aromas.

    Bittering Characteristics

    Sovereign has a classic, well-rounded, green tea bittering characteristic.

    Alpha
    4.5 - 6.5%
    Beta
    2.1 - 3.1%
    Cohumulone
    26 - 30%
    TotalOils
    0.6 - 1.0%
    Myrcene
    25 - 30%
    Humulene
    21 - 26%
    Farnesene
    3 - 5%

    About Sovereign

    Increasingly well regarded, Sovereign works well as a single hop and is a wonderful hedgerow variety with a medium alpha acid range and wonderfully complex aroma.

    The Breeding Of Sovereign

    Bred from an open pollination made in 1995 at Horticulture Research International (HRI), Wye College in the UK and released in 2006, Sovereign is the granddaughter of Pioneer and works well with Goldings in British bitters and pale ales.