Bramling Cross (OTs)

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.

Bramling Cross (OTs)

Flavour and Aroma

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

Characteristics

Spicy, blackcurrant, lemon.

Bittering Characteristics

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

Flavour Intensity

8 /10

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.

Hop 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