Bramling Cross

Bramling Cross

Flavour and Aroma

Bramling Cross has a distinctive “American” aroma with flavour notes that are spicy, blackcurrant, loganberry and lemony citrus.

Bittering Characteristics

Assertive, rounded and fruity best describes Bramling Cross’ bittering characteristics.

Flavour Intensity

8/10

 

 

About this Hop

Bramling cross is a wonderful aromatic “American-style” hop.  It has high flavour intensity and works well as late copper, hop-back or dry hop addition and is a good experimental hop for brewers as a late or dry hop.

Breeding

Released in 1951 by Wye College in the UK from a cross made in 1927, between Bramling (a traditional English Golding variety) and a male seedling of the Manitoban (Canadian) wild hop. It is wilt tolerant.

Analysis

Alpha acid: 6-8%

Beta acid: 2.3-3.5%

Co-Humulone: 34%

Total oils: 0.7-1.2%

Myrcene: 36%

Humulene: 25%

Farnesene: Trace