A fine German hop. It has a red wine, tobacco like aroma. A good choice for bittering, flavor and/or aroma in all German ales or lagers.
Traditional German landrace variety selected in the Hersbruck area.
Yield 1600 - 2000 kg./ha. or 1400 - 1800 lb./ac.
Growth Habit Quite vigorous and croppy
Disease/Pest Susceptibility Fair to good resistance to German strains of Verticillium wilt. No resistance to downy mildew.
Cone-Structure Plump, round, medium-sized cone and quite light
Lupulin Moderate amount, dark yellow in color
Aroma Mild to semi-strong, pleasant and hoppy
Alpha Acid 3 - 5.5% w/w
Beta Acid 4 - 5.5% w/w
Cohumulone 19 - 25% of alpha acids
Storageability 55 - 65% alpha acids remaining after 6 months storage at 20°C
Total Oil 0.7 - 1.3 mls/100 grams
Myrcene 15 - 25% of whole oil
Humulene 15 - 25% of whole oil
Carophyllene 7 - 12% of whole oil
Farnesene <1% of whole oil
General Trade Perception
Good to very good aroma hop.
Mt Hood, French Strisselspalt