Challenger (UK)

Stats

  • Country United Kingdom
  • Alpha 6.5% —8.5%

Description

English hop. Introduced in 1972. Very popular dual-purpose hop in English ales. Used in many traditional English Bitters. When used for bittering, Challenger can impart a pleasant and complex marmalade/toffee/citrus flavour, which enhances strong ales. Substitutes: East Kent Goldings, Phoenix, Styrian Goldings, British Columbian Goldings.

Substitutes

Recipes Browse Challenger (UK) Recipes

  1. 1120 OG Belgian Specialty Ale

    1.124 OG

    1.030 FG

    54 IBU

    12.4% ABV

    All Grain

    by Chris P
  2. DHP / Vaporizer Attempt American IPA

    1.062 OG

    1.015 FG

    51 IBU

    6.1% ABV

    Extract

  3. DHP / Vaporizer Attempt American IPA

    1.062 OG

    1.015 FG

    51 IBU

    6.1% ABV

    Extract

  4. ESB 1.2 Extra Special/Strong Bitter (English Pale Ale)

    1.055 OG

    1.017 FG

    56 IBU

    4.9% ABV

    All Grain

  5. Nottingham Honey Porter Robust Porter

    1.058 OG

    1.015 FG

    35 IBU

    5.6% ABV

    Partial Mash

  6. Saison 102 Saison

    1.072 OG

    1.011 FG

    33 IBU

    8.0% ABV

    All Grain

  7. SN Tumbler Clone American Brown Ale

    1.058 OG

    1.016 FG

    33 IBU

    5.5% ABV

    All Grain

  8. Lodo Sweet Stout

    1.064 OG

    1.014 FG

    23 IBU

    6.5% ABV

    All Grain

  9. Lodo Sweet Stout

    1.064 OG

    1.014 FG

    23 IBU

    6.5% ABV

    All Grain

  10. DIPA English IPA

    1.064 OG

    1.015 FG

    37 IBU

    6.4% ABV

    Partial Mash

  11. Redemption IPA American IPA

    0.000 OG

    0.000 FG

    0 IBU

    0.0% ABV

    Partial Mash

  12. Brakspear Special Special/Best/Premium Bitter

    1.044 OG

    1.012 FG

    28 IBU

    4.2% ABV

    Partial Mash

    by monk