A hybrid pedigree derived from a Hallertau Mittlefruh accession. Increasingly more common in the craft beer industry. Vanguard is a substitution for Hallertau, Hersbrucker, Mt. Hood and Liberty. Sweet, slightly spicy aroma and flavor for use in Lagers, Pilsners, Bocks, Kolschs, Wheat and Munich Helles style beers.
Average Alpha: 5.0-7.0%.