Flavour and Aroma
Phoenix has excellent fresh flavour characteristics that include pine, floral, chocolate, molasses and slightly spicy.
Molasses, chocolate, spicy.
Phoenix produces a well balanced and rich bitterness.
Developed at the same time as Admiral, Phoenix is a seedling of
Yeoman, developed at Horticulture Research International (HRI), Wye College in the UK and released for general cultivation in 1996. Phoenix produces good-sized cones well down the bine. A versatile and robust variety, with a high tolerance to wilt, resistance to strains of powdery mildew, but susceptible to downy mildew. It has excellent storage stability.