It combines a classic British aroma with a citrus twist. Useful as copper and dry hop additions. Archer® is a registered trademark of Charles Faram & Co Ltd and is from the Charles Faram Hop.
Origin/History – Archer® is a seedling of Sovereign, a semi-dwarf
It was planted along with Minstrel® as part of the Charles Faram Hop Development Programme and released in 2013.
Agronomics – Archer® is a new low trellis, wilt resistant hop variety. Tolerant to powdery mildew. The Spring growth needs holding back to avoid the variety becoming vigorous and leafy. There is a risk of cone shatter if ripe and picked late.