Origin: United Kingdom. Bred at Wye College, Phoenix was developed as a disease-resistant replacement for Challenger and released in 1996.
Usage: Dual purpose. Phoenix is a versatile all-round player, with excellent bittering potential and a pleasingly mellow flavor and aroma contribution. This variety is at home in many ale styles, including pale ale, bitter, and darker beers like brown ale, porter, and stout.
Aroma & Flavor Characteristics: Floral and pine with woodsy, spicy overtones and suggestions of chocolate or molasses.
To preserve freshness, all BSG HandCraft hops are packaged in nitrogen-flushed, oxygen and light-barrier packages.
Because demand is higher than supply, purchase of this hop is limited to 20, 8 oz packages per month to each retail location. Please call us if you have any questions.