Characteristics:- Spicy, Cedar, Green Tea
A/A:- 6.2% Approx
Product of:- UK or Belgium
Originally developed as a Goldings replacement, Challenger is a very versatile variety. Many brewers have found that excellent beers can be brewed from Challenger alone. It has fine bittering properties and a respectable aroma. More commonly, though, it is combined with a dedicated aroma variety. Challenger is gradually commanding less and less acreage these days as it gives way to more disease resistant varieties, such as the dwarf, Pioneer.
Introduced by Wye College in 1972 this variety was bred from two trial varieties. It is very well related with its grandmother being Northern Brewer and its aunt being Northdown.
An excellent all round hop with good alpha and aroma properties. As the main copper hop it provides a refreshing, full bodied, rounded bitterness which provides an excellent platform for a late hop. As the late addition it can give a very crisp, fruity character perfect for bitters and pale ales.
Challenger is a high yielding dual-purpose variety grown primarily in Herefordshire and Worcestershire although quantities are grown in Kent and Belgium. It has good resistance to Downy Mildew but is susceptible to Powdery Mildew and Verticillium Wilt.
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Some postcodes we can't send on Saturday Delivery like AB 51
Highlands & Islands (48hr Service No Saturday Delivery)
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1kg - 27kg = £12 + VAT = £14.40
27kg - 54kg = £24 + VAT = £28.80
54kg - 81kg = £36 + VAT = £43.20
81kg - 108kg = £48 + VAT = £57.60
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Northern Ireland order weight Under 1kg = £3.30 + VAT = £3.96
Northern Ireland order weight 1kg - 27kg = £12 + VAT = £14.40
Northern Ireland order weight 27kg - 54 kg = £24 + VAT = £28.80
Northern Ireland order weight 54kg - 81 kg = £36 + VAT = £43.20
Channel Islands - Jersey and Guernsey (48hr Service No Saturday Delivery)
Under packed order weight 1kg = £3.30 ( No Vat)
Order weight is 1kg - 25kg = £18.00 ( No Vat), 2 day service
order weight is 25.00kg - 50kg = £36.00 ( No Vat), 2 day service
order weight is 50.00kg - 75kg = £54.00 ( No Vat), 2 day service
Due to the UK not being part of the EU we no longer offer any shipping to the EU
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