HOP VARIETY: HALLERTAU

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Universally recognized as a noble hop, Hallertau is the landrace of the Bavarian hop growing region. The Hallertau region is today the world's largest single hop area and is said to produce one fifth of the world's hops. Hallertau hops are prized for their spicy, floral noble character and are also grown in the United States, Switzerland, and Australia.

        Quality Averages:

  • Pedigree: Hallertau is the landrace of Germany's Hallertau hop-growing region.
  • General Trade Perception: The classical "noble" aroma hop with long and strong traditions.
  • Possible Substitutions: Liberty, Mount Hood, Tettnanger, Tradition.
  • Beer Styles: German Lager, Bock, Pilsner.
  • Maturity: Early season.
  • Yield: 2,300 - 2,400 kg./ha.
  • Growth Habit: Moderate/Vigorous.
  • Disease Reaction: Downy mildew: moderately resistant. Verticillium wilt: moderately resistant.
  • Pickability: Easy to pick
  • Lupulin: Moderate amounts, mid-yellow.
  • Cone Structure: Medium, loose.
  • Aroma: Very mild and pleasant, yet spicy, with herbal and floral tones.


 

Alpha Acids (%)
3.5 - 5.5
Beta Acids (%)
3.5 - 5.5
Alpha/Beta Ratio
1 : 1
Co-Humulone (% of a. a.)
18 - 25
Humulone
-
Storage (% lost)
65 - 75
Oil Content (mls/100g)
0.6 - 1.5
Humulene ( % in oil)
30 - 38
Caryophyllene (% of oil)
10 - 12
Hum/Cary Ratio
-
Farnesene (% of oil)
<1.0
Myrcene (%)
-