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.
Dual purpose, with smooth bittering thanks to a typically low cohumulone 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.
Yield: 2,400 – 2,600 lbs/acre
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