An Aroma hop

Vanguard

United States
Vanguard

aroma profile: Cedar

Bred in 1982 by the USDA and released in 1997, Vanguard is an aroma variety with similar characteristics to Hallertau Mittelfrüh. Vanguard is typically utilized in traditional German-style beers as a noble type variety.

Aroma: Specific aroma descriptors include woody.

Brewing Values

Acid/Oil
Range
Low
High

Alpha Acid

0
20
4.5-6.5%

Beta Acid

0
15
5.5-7%

Total Oil

0
4
0.5-1 mL/100g
  • Alpha Acid
    4.5 - 6.5%
  • Beta Acid
    5.5 - 7%
  • Co-humulone
    18 - 20%
  • Total Oil
    0.5 - 1 mL/100g
  • B-Pinene
    0.1 - 0.6% of total oil
  • Myrcene
    5 - 15% of total oil
  • Linalool
    0.2 - 0.4% of total oil
  • Caryophyllene
    13 - 17% of total oil
  • Farnesene
    < 1.0% of total oil
  • Humulene
    49 - 55% of total oil
  • Geraniol
    0.1 - 0.2% of total oil

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