Aroma variety with marked similarities to the German Hallertauer and Hersbrucker varieties.
A triploid seedling of the German Hallertauer variety
Maturity Early to mid-season
Yield 1700 – 2200 kg./ha. or 1520 – 1960 lb./ac.
Growth Habit Fairly vigorous but manageable
Disease/Pest Susceptibility Moderately resistant to downy mildew
Cone-Structure Medium-size and fairly compact
Lupulin Moderate amount, yellow in color
Aroma Mild, somewhat pungent
Alpha Acids 5.0 – 8.0% w/w
Beta Acids 5.0 – 7.5% w/w
Co-Humulone 22 – 23% of alpha acids
Storageability 50 -60% alpha acid remaining after 6 months
storage at 20º C
Total Oil 1.0 – 1.3 mls/100 grams
Myrcene 55 – 65% of whole oil
Humulene 15 – 25% of whole oil
Caryophyllene 7 – 10% of whole oil
Farnesene <1% of whole oil
General Trade Perception
Aroma variety with marked similarities to the German Hallertauer and Hersbrucker varieties. Most popular hop in the triploid Hallertau breeding program, partly due to the fact it was the first one released.
Crystal, French Strisselspalt, Hersbrucker