The classic German noble aroma hop associated with Bavarian style lager beers. T45 type hops have had more extraneous matter removed before pelletising, resulting in higher AA & improved flavour/aromatics. Better value all round
At one time the major Hallertau landrace variety with a highly acclaimed aroma profile
Maturity Early to mid-season
Yield 1300 - 1800 kg./ha. or 1150 - 1600 lb./ac.
Growth Habit Moderately vigorous on most soil types
Disease/Pest Susceptibility Sensitive to German wilt which resulted in reduction of its acreage and replacement by Hersbrucker over the 1970's and 1980's.
Cone-Structure Lightish, fluffy cone
Lupulin Pale to medium yellow in color
Aroma Mild and pleasant
Alpha Acid 3.5 - 5.5% w/w
Beta Acid 3 - 4% w/w
Cohumulone 17 - 24% of alpha acids
Storageability 50 - 60% alpha acids remaining after 6 months storage at 20°C
Total Oil 0.7 - 1.3 mls/100 grams
Myrcene 10 - 20% of whole oil
Humulene 30 - 35% of whole oil
Carophyllene 7 - 10% of whole oil
Farnesene <1% of whole oil
General Trade Perception
The classic German aroma hop associated with Bavarian style lager beers.
Liberty, German Tradition, Ultra