Target has excellent, intense aromas of sage, citrus and a spicy undertone in flavour.
Sharp and assertive.
Target is a robust hop with an excellent intense aroma, well regarded as an aroma hop for late hopping or dry hopping and used effectively as a bittering hop too.
The Breeding Of Target
Released in 1972 by Wye College in the UK, Target is a cousin of Challenger and has developed to become a widely grown and established English Hop variety. It has a high tolerance to wilt and resistance to strains of powdery mildew, but is susceptible to downy mildew.