Pride of Ringwood

Alpha-Acid %

8.0 - 12.0

Description

Pride of Ringwood is a moderately high alpha-acid hop from Australia. It produces relatively clean bitterness. In later additions it imparts woody, herbal, and earthy aromas. It was produced from Pride of Kent via wild polination in 1953. Pride of Ringwood is most likely used to produce the Australian lager Victoria Bitter.

Chemical Composition

Alpha Acids: 8.0 - 12.0 %
Beta Acids: 4.4 - 7.0 %
Alpha:Beta Ratio: 1.75
Cohumulone: 26 - 34 (% alpha-acids)
Essential Oils: 1.6 - 1.8 (mL/100g)
Myrcene: 24 - 41 (% essential oils)
Caryophyllene: 9 - 14 (% essential oils)
Humulene: 2 - 4 (% essential oils)
Farnesene: 0 - 1 (% essential oils)