Pilot

PG pilot conesFlavour and Aroma

With aromas of lemon and spice, Pilot is also known for its marmalade flavour.

Bittering Characteristics

Pilot has a wonderfully refreshing, clean and crisp bittering.

Flavour Intensity

5/10

 

About this Hop

With an essential oil that is distinctively different to other British hops, Pilot works well as a bittering or late aroma hop.

Breeding

Bred at Horticulture Research International (HRI) Wye College in the UK and released in 2001. A high yielding Hedgerow variety, Pilot has a tolerance to wilt, but is susceptible to both Downy and Powdery mildews. It has good storage stability.

Analysis

Alpha acid: 8-11%

Beta acid: 3.3 – 5.0%

Co-Humulone: 35%

Total Oils: 0.8-1.5%

Myrcene: 35-40%

Humulene: 3.5%

Farnesene: Trace