Flavour and Aroma
Zesty, spicy flavour with predominantly dark red fruit notes
Clear ‘New World’ characteristics producing a zesty, spicy flavour with predominantly dark red fruit notes. It has a strong
flavour when used for dry hopping which some consider to be harsh. Often used for darker beers.
Bullion was bred by Prof Ernest Salmon at Wye College, Kent as a seedling under code Q43. It was raised in 1919 from seed collected as an open-pollination of wild Manitoban (Canada) BB1. It is a vigorous tall, conventional variety producing a heavy crop of large cones which pick easily. It matures early to mid season.