Vanguard Hop Description
Vanguard was the last of the Hallertau varieties to be released from the U.S.D.A. breeding program. It has a reputation of having a very close chemistry and aroma to Hallertau mf. Vanguard is typically used in Lager, Pilsner, Bock, Kölsch, Wheat, Munich, Helles, and Belgian-style Ales.
Country of Origin: US
Alpha Acids 5.5-6%
Yield #’s / acre 1,350-1,475
Seasonal Maturity: Early
Growth Rate: Moderate
Sidearm Length: 24-36”
Cone Size: Small to Medium
Cone Density: Loose to Moderate
Resistant to: Downy Mildew
Style Guide: Lager, Pilsner, Bock, Kölsch, Wheat, Munich, Helles, and Belgian-style Ales.
Aroma: Floral, Herbal
Substitutes: Mt Hood, Saaz, Hallertau m.f, Liberty
If you’d like more information on our other hop varieties, we have available as hops starter plants select the variety you’re interested in below.
AlphAroma, Bramling, Cascade, Cashmere, Centennial, Chinook, Cluster L8, Columbia, Comet, Crystal, Eroica, Fuggle H, Galena, Glacier, Hallertau m.f, Horizon, Liberty, Magnum, Mt Hood, Mt Rainier, NewPort, Northern Brewer, Nugget, Olympic, Oregon Cluster, Perle, Pocket Talisman, Saaz 72, Sorachi Ace, Sterling, Styrian Golding, Tahoma, Teamaker, Tettnanger, Triple Pearl, UK Serebrianka, Ultra, VanGuard, Willamette, Yakima Gold, Zatecki Cerveni, Zeus