Origin: Washington, USA. First dubbed YCR 5 cv., Warrior® was developed by Yakima Chief Ranches and arose from the same program that gave us Simcoe. It is known for both high alpha content and high yield in the hopyard.
Usage: Dual purpose, with smooth bittering thanks to a typically low co-humulone level and a sensory profile welcome in hoppy American ales.
Aroma & Flavor Characteristics: Mild to moderate with a complex mix of bright citrus, honeysuckle, sweet herbs, and green wood.
Alpha Acid Range: 14.5 – 16.5%
Beta Acid Range: 4.3 – 5.3%
Co-Humulone as % of alpha: 22 – 26
Total oils mL/100 gr.: 1.3 – 1.7