If you're looking to spice up your next batch of porter or stout, look no further than the ever-tantalizing Boadicea hops. With just enough alpha acids to provide a round bitterness, Boadicea will contribute a lovely earthiness and floral character with a hint of spice and resin. While you may instinctively reach for the British Kent Goldings (BKG) when it's time to brew an English-style pale or IPA, we highly recommend giving this humble hedgerow hop from the UK a shake. Typically added late in the boil or during dry hop. Boadicea was first bred by Peter Darby at Horticulture Research International at Wye College in Kent, England where it was hailed as the world's first hop variety to be naturally resistant to aphids.
Alpha Acids: 6.0 – 9.0%
Beta Acids: 3.0 – 4.0%
Alpha-Beta Ratio: 1.5 – 3.0
Cohumulone: (% of alpha acids): 21 – 27%
Total Oils in mls per 100 grams dried: 1.4 – 2.0