Very clean bittering hop & so smooth. A firm favourite of ours. Similar aroma to Willamette, so great in dark beers & IPA's.
Bred at the Hop Research Institute in Hüll (Germany)
Yield 1900 - 2000 kg./ha. or 1340 - 1700 lb./ac.
Growth Habit Good
Disease/Pest Susceptibility Good resistance to wilt and downy mildew, susceptible to powdery mildew.
Pickability/Drying/Baling Below average
Cone-Structure Large cone
Aroma No real distinct aroma character, so is viewed favorably as a clean bittering hop.
Alpha Acid 12 - 14% w/w
Beta Acid 4.5 - 6% w/w
Cohumulone 24 - 28% of alpha acids
Storageability Very good alpha acids remaining after 6 months storage at 20°C
Total Oil 1.9 - 2.3 mls/100 grams
Myrcene 30 - 35% of whole oil
Humulene 34 - 40% of whole oil
Carophyllene 8 - 12% of whole oil
Farnesene <1% of whole oil
General Trade Perception
Gaining increasing acceptance as a clean bittering hop.
German Magnum, possibly Horizon
Typical Beer Styles
Good bittering hop for all Ales and Lagers
Limited acreage in the US, but widely grown in Germany.