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General Hop Characteristics
Country of Origin: England (Wye)
Noble: No
Uses: bittering or aroma
Beer styles: English Ales
Substitutions: Challenger
Chemical Composition
Alpha Acids: 7-15 %
Beta Acids: 3.3-5.5 %
Cohumulone: 24-33 %
Myrcene: 24-32 %
Humulene: 25-32 %
Caryophyllene: 8-10 %
Farnesene: 1-2 %
Total Oil: 1.2-3 %

(%AA/6 Mo/20°C):

very good %
Growing Characteristics
Yield: low to moderate
Harvest: early

This article discusses a specific variety of hops. For general information about selecting, using or propogating hops, see the main hop page

A new high-alpha hop released by the Horticulture Research Institute at Wye in 2001, 'Phoenix has an unusually high total oil content and an aroma similar to Challenger.

Like many other varieties developed at Wye, this hop is sometimes known as Wye Phoenix, especially in older references. This simply indicates that it was developed at Wye, not necessarily anything about where it was grown.