Bred at Wye College from a Northern Brewer and a German variety, Challenger Hops have been around long enough to get a foothold in the industry. This is helped by their versatility in use, as well as its moderate alpha acid profile. It’s great for bittering when added early, or for dry hopping because of its aroma. Flavor is smooth with balanced floral characteristics with some citrus and a dash of spice. yield is pretty low, but it has above average sized cones.