#16 Sovereign

Flavour Intensity 6/10 ABV 4.8%

Sovereign is a wonderful hedgerow variety with a medium alpha acid range and wonderfully complex aroma. Bred from an open pollination made in 1995 at Horticulture Research International (HRI), Wye College in the UK and released in 2006, Sovereign is the granddaughter of Pioneer and British Hops say it works well with Goldings in British bitters and pale ales, commenting “With aromas described as floral, grassy and herbal with a hint of mint flavours. It has a wonderfully complex and relatively delicate set of aromas”.

 

#16 Sovereign