Phoenix is an unusual hop with high oil content. It gives a fresh favour with floral, pine and chocolate/molasses notes. A good balanced flavour, suitable for bittering and late hopping/dry hopping.
British Hops says “Developed at the same time as Admiral, Phoenix is a seedling of Yeoman, developed at Horticulture Research International (HRI), Wye College in the UK and released for general cultivation in 1996.” They advise that it’s versatile and robust variety, with a high tolerance to wilt.
Flavour Intensity 5/10