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.
Alpha Acid4.5 - 6.5%
Beta Acid5.5 - 7%
Co-humulone18 - 20%
Total Oil0.5 - 1 mL/100g
B-Pinene0.1 - 0.6% of total oil
Myrcene5 - 15% of total oil
Linalool0.2 - 0.4% of total oil
Caryophyllene13 - 17% of total oil
Farnesene< 1.0% of total oil
Humulene49 - 55% of total oil
Geraniol0.1 - 0.2% of total oil
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