Archer is a registered trade mark of Charles Faram & Co Ltd and is from the Charles Faram Hop Development Programme.
Use in brewing
Aroma hop. It combines classic British aroma with a citrus twist. Useful as copper and dry hop additions.
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.
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.