HOP VARIETY: PERLE

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  • Pedigree: Bred in Germany from the English Northern Brewer variety and a disease resistant German male.
  • General Trade Perception: A well accepted dual-purpose hop with a good combination balanced bittering and highly acceptable aroma properties. Perle is the most popular German-grown hop variety in the US.
  • Possible substitutions: Northern Brewer, Hallertau, Mount Hood, Liberty.
  • Beer Styles: Pale Ale, Porter, Stout, Lager, Pilsner, Weizen, Ale, Alt, Kvlsch, Munich Helles
  • Maturity: Mid August through September
  • Yield: 1160-1600 lb./ac. or 1300-1800 kg./ha.
  • Growth Habit: Moderately vigorous and easy to grow
  • Disease Reaction: Mainly tolerant to Prunus necrotic ring-spot virus infection. Good tolerance to German wilt and downy mildew.
  • Cone-Structure: Fairly loose, small/medium-long.
  • Pickability:
  • Aroma: Pleasant and slightly spicy
  • Lupulin: Plentiful, fairly dark yellow

Alpha Acids (%)
9.9
Beta Acids (%)
3.9
Alpha/Beta Ratio
2.5
Co-Humulone (%)
28.0
Humulone (%)
72
Storage (% lost)
20.0
Oil Content (mls/100g)
1.0
Humulene ( % in oil)
35.3
Caryophyllene (%)
11.7
Hum/Cary Ratio
3.03
Farnesene (%)
0