Wye Viking Rhizome

$6.50

An English Svalof cross selection related to Saxon bred at Wye college. (Usually just referred to as Viking)  It has an unusually higher alpha acids profile than most aroma types.  Moderate yield.

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Hop Qualities

Acid Range (Alpha %)
8–10% 8–10%
Beta Range
4–5%
Cohumulone
21–24% of alpha acids
Total Oils
1.1 Mls. per 100 grams dried hops
Myrcene
47.3% of total oils
Caryophyllene
5.3% of total oils
Humulene
10.5% of total oils
Farnesene
9.1% of total oils

USDA Wye Viking Rhizome Information

USDA ACCESSION No.: 21283SELECTION: seedling selection Nr. 19/68/19 from a cross made at Wye College, England in 1968GENUS: humulusSPECIES: lupulusCULTIVAR: Wye Viking, also called "Viking"PEDIGREE: Svalof x English male 14/66/136PRIMARY SITE: USDA-OSU Hop Research farm, East Farm, Corvallis, ORORIGIN: Wye College, EnglandMETHOD RECEIVED: rhizomesAVAILIBILITY: no restrictions, commercial varietyREFERENCES: Wye College Annual Reports starting about 1968MATURITY: Lemmens, Gerard. 1998. The parentage and breeding of hop varieties. Brewer's Digest, May 1998. 10 pages.LEAF COLOR: greenSEX: femaleDISEASES: downy midew: resistantVerticillium wilt: susceptibleViruses: free of all 5 major hop viruses when received at Corvallis.VIGOR: fair to poor in Oregon, good in EnglandYIELD: poorSIDE ARM LENGTH: 12 to 20 inchesALPHA ACIDS: 8 - 10%BETA ACIDS: 4 - 5%COHUMULONE: 21 - 24 %STORAGE STABILITY: good, retained about 70% of original alpha acids after 6 months room temperature storageOIL: 1.16 ml/100 g. Humulene 10.5%; caryophyllene 5.3% myrcene 47.3%; Farnesene 9.1%. H/C ratio = 2.31MAJOR TRAITS: pleasant aroma, resistant to downy mildewOTHER INFORMATION: sister selection of Wye Saxon, USDA 21282.

Description

An English Svalof cross selection related to Saxon bred at Wye college. (Usually just referred to as Viking)  It has an unusually higher alpha acids profile than most aroma types.  Moderate yield.

Additional information

Weight1 oz
Dimensions5 × .5 × .5 in
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