Myrcene: 20-25%, Humulene: 45-55%, Farnesene: <1%
Due to the origins of this hop, it presents some characteristics similar to that of Mittlefruh. However it had a definitive herbal, woody character.
Developed by the USDA and released in 1995.
By now the lineage of this hop is long and varied, though it is known that it has connections to Mittlefruh.
Vanguard has an early seasonal maturity, and exhibits a moderate yield and growth rate.
It is also resistant to downy mildew.