Progress was one of the first varieties to come out of a modern breeding program in England. Its lineage includes Whitbread Goldings and O.B.79, making it cousin to Target. Developed to create a very “English” Fuggle-like impression in the glass.
Moderate to strong suggestions of spring grass, herbs, and fresh flowers overlaid on woods and dried mint. Adds nice floral and grass/herbal complement when blended with fruitier varieties (think EKG or Sovereign) for late and dry hopping.
Alpha Acids 5.0 – 7.5
Beta Acids 1.8 – 2.7
Cohumulone 25 -27% of alpha acids
Total Oil 0.5 – 0.8 ml/100g