Purchase Yeoman Hops
This hop was discontinued, and it is not available for purchase.
Origin and Geneology of the Yeoman Hop
Yeoman is a cross made at Wye College, England in the 1970s. This hop is responsible for Pioneer, Super Pride and Pride of Ringwood.
English hops begin to be harvested annually in the fall starting at the beginning of September, and often continuing into early October.
Flavor & Aroma Profile of Yeoman Hops
Yeoman is a dual-purpose hop that can be used in all hop additions throughout the brewing process.
Yeoman has a strong English hop aroma with citrus notes.
Brewing Values for Yeoman Hops
These are the common ranges that we've seen with Yeoman hops over the years. Each year's crop can yield hops that have slightly different qualities, so these number ranges are based on history.
|Alpha Acid % (AA)|
Alpha acids are the main source of bitterness in beer. Longer boil times will result in isomerization of more alpha acids leading to increased bitterness. Learn more »
|Beta Acid %Beta acids are a component of hop resins responsible for contributing volatile aromatic and flavor properties. Beta acids contribute no bitterness.||4-5%4.5% avg|
|Alpha-Beta RatioThe ratio of alpha to beta acids dictates the degree to which bitterness fades during aging. 1:1 ratios are common in aroma varieties.||2:1 - 4:13:1 avg|
|Co-Humulone as % of AlphaLow cohumulone hops may impart a smoother bitterness when added to the boil as opposed to higher ones that add a sharper bitterness to the final beer. Learn more »||25%25% avg|
|Total Oils (mL/100g)These highly volatile, not very soluble oils are easily boiled off, but add flavor and aroma to the finished beer when added very late in the boil or during fermentation. Learn more »||1.7-2.4 mL2.1mL avg|
|Total Oil Breakdown:|
|› MyrceneFlavors: resinous, citrus, fruity (β-myrcene)||47-49%48% avg|
|› HumuleneFlavors: woody, noble, spicy (α-caryophyllene)||19-21%20% avg|
|› CaryophylleneFlavors: pepper, woody, herbal (β-caryophyllene)||9-10%9.5% avg.|
|› FarneseneFlavors: fresh, green, floral (β-farnesene)||0-1%0.5% avg|
|› All OthersIncluding β-pinene, linalool, geranoil & selinene||19-25%|
Beer Styles using Yeoman Hops
Some popular beer styles that make use of the Yeoman hop include British Ale & Lager.
Yeoman Hop Substitutions
If the Yeoman hop is hard to find or if you are simply out of it on brew day, you can try to substitute it with a similar hop. The old way of choosing replacement hops was done by experience and "feel". There is nothing wrong with that way. However, we wanted to build a data-driven tool to find your Yeoman substitutions.
Experienced brewers have chosen the following hop varieties as substitutions of Yeoman:
Is Yeoman available in lupulin powder?
Unfortunately, there is no lupulin powder version of the Yeoman hop. Neither Yakima Chief Hops (Cryo/LupuLN2), Haas (Lupomax) or Hopsteiner have created versions of this hop variety in lupulin powder form yet. Too bad too - it is pure hop lupulin powder, which leads to huge, concentrated flavor when used in the whirlpool or dry hop additions.
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