Flavour and Aroma
The aroma characteristics include sweet grass, floral, mint and earthy flavour tones.
Sweet, floral, minty.
Full bodied and well rounded describes Progress’ bittering characteristics.
Originally introduced as a replacement for Fuggle, a seedling of WGV crossed with OB79, it was developed at Wye College in the UK in 1951 and released for commercial growing in 1964. Progress is a tall hop with a cone structure similar but more open than that of Fuggle and it has a tolerance to wilt, but a susceptibility to powdery and downy mildews.