Flavour and Aroma
Zesty, spicy flavour with predominantly dark red fruit notes. A flavour packed UK hop that provides intense aromas. Is this the UKs version of Citra?
Zest, Orange, Blackcurrant, spicy.
Clear ‘New World’ characteristics producing a zesty, spicy flavour with predominantly organge and dark red fruit notes. It has a strong
flavour when used for dry hopping which some consider to be harsh. Often used for IPAS and trad. darker beers.
Bullion was bred by Prof Ernest Salmon at Wye College, Kent as a seedling under code Q43. It was raised in 1919 from seed collected as an open-pollination of wild Manitoban (Canada) BB1. It is a vigorous tall, conventional variety producing a heavy crop of large cones which pick easily. It matures early to mid season.