Admiral is a hop variety originating from the #United Kingdom and is grown in #Belgium and the #United Kingdom today. It's usually considered an aroma hop variety. Admiral hops are also known as captain iglu.

The Admiral hop plant produces cones of small to medium size with compact density. Typical yield is approx. 1300 - 1900 kgs per ha or 1100 - 1700 lbs per acre.

Admiral hops are also referenced as RH40 by the breeder.

IHGC references Admiral hops as ADM or AD and classifies it as a aroma hop variety.

Admiral is protected by national rights in #United Kingdom. The variety registered at the EU Community Plant Variety Office (CPVO) and protected by European plant variety rights (PVR).

Possible subsititutes for Admiral include #Amarillo® , #Cascade , #Centennial , #Challenger , #Chinook , #Northdown and #Target .

Typical beers brewed with Admiral hops include #India Pale Ale (IPA) , #Bitter , #Pale Ale and #Belgian Ale style beers.

Typical oil composition

Alpha13,5 %15,5 %
Beta4,8 %6 %
Total1 mg/ml1,7 mg/ml
Co-Humulone37 %45 %
Myrcene39 %40 %
Caryophyllene6 %8 %
Humulene7 %8 %
Farnesene1 - 2 %

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