Hops Varieties

LUBLIN

A hop with "fine aroma" and rich and long in tradition. Originating from the Saaz hop, this variety is a Polish breed with very fine aroma characteristics. Today Lublin is cultivated in the Polish growing regions Lublin, Poznan and Opole. It has average alpha and hectare yield. Lublin has a good tolerance to diseases and grows on light to medium heavy soils.


Maturity early
Yield 1000-1300 kgs/ha
Cone structure medium size, light fluffy cone, closed, golden-green
Aroma mild,fairly typical for the highest quality aroma hop varieties
HPLC data  
Alpha acids 3,0 - 4,5 % w/w
Beta acids 3,0 - 4,0 % w/w
Cohumulone 20 – 28 % w/w
Hop oils  
Total oil 0,5 – 1,1 % w/w
Myrcene 22-29 %
Humulene 30-40 %
Caryophyllene 6 – 11 %
Farnesene 10 – 14 %

Brewing Character: Very good aroma hop with excellent and long traditions. Comparable with Czech Saaz Lublin is used by many top beer producers.


SAAZ

A landice variety grown in the Czech Republic


Maturity early
Yield 1000-1300 kgs/ha
Cone structure medium size, light fluffy cone, closed, golden-green
Aroma mild,fairly typical for the highest quality aroma hop varieties
HPLC data  
Alpha acids 3,0 - 4,5 % w/w
Beta acids 3,0 - 4,0 % w/w
Cohumulone 20 – 28 % w/w
Hop oils  
Total oil 0,5 – 1,1 % w/w
Myrcene 22-29 %
Humulene 30-40 %
Caryophyllene 6 – 11 %
Farnesene 10 – 14 %

Brewing Character: Very good aroma hop with excellent and long traditions.


SYBILLA

It’s a new variety from IUNG Pulawy which is registered as a bitter hop but has typical aroma characteristic. It is a mix of Lublin and Slovanian Styrian Golding.


Maturity early-mid
Yield 1800-2200 kgs/ha
Cone structure medium size, oval, closed, yellow-green
Aroma strong and intense         
HPLC data  
Alpha acids 6,0 - 8,0 % w/w
Beta acids 4,0 - 7,0 % w/w
Cohumulone 26 – 31 % w/w
Hop oils  
Total oil 1,5 – 2,2 % w/w
Myrcene 28-30 %
Humulene 40-45 %
Caryophyllene 9 – 11 %
Farnesene 6 – 9 %

Brewing Character: Very good aroma hop with high alpha acids. Comparable with German variety Perle German Hallertau, English Fuggle, Sterling, Cascade.


Marynka

A typical bitter hop with dual characteristics, i.e., it contains both high aroma values and high content of bitter substances.


Maturity early to mid-season
Yield 2200-2500 kgs/ha
Cone structure oval, tight, compact, yellow-green                 
Aroma strong and intense
HPLC data  
Alpha acids 9,0 – 12  % w/w
Beta acids 10,2 – 13 % w/w
Cohumulone 26 – 33 % w/w
Hop oils  
Total oil 1,8 – 2,2 % w/w
Myrcene 28-31 %
Humulene 26-33 %
Caryophyllene 10– 12,5 %
Farnesene 1,8– 2,2 %

Brewing Character: Mainly a bittering hop for the most part. Marynka is an all purpose hop. It is very versatile combining good bittering potential with a high aroma. It is grown in Poland, recommended for any pilsner, lager , ale, or wheats. Comparable with: English Golding, Chinook Marynka is used by many top brewers.


JUNGA

It’s new variety from IUNG Pulawy. It was made form variety Northern Brewer and Marynka and its typical bitter hop with big and heavy cones.


Maturity late
Yield 2500-3000 kgs/ha
Cone structure large, long, dark green         
Aroma strong and intense 
HPLC data  
Alpha acids 10 – 13 % w/w
Beta acids 5,0 - 8,0 % w/w
Cohumulone 29 – 34 % w/w
Hop oils  
Total oil 2,0 – 2,6 % w/w
Myrcene 28-33%
Humulene 30-40 %
Caryophyllene 8 – 11 %
Farnesene <1,0 %

Brewing Character: Very high bitter value and a good bitter quality like German Magnum but with nice aroma. Comparable with Nugget, Gelena, Chinock


MAGNUM

A high alpha variety from Huell, which produces good yields. Hallertauer Magnum can be characterized by its high tolerance to diseases. It has extremely big and heavy cones.


Maturity late
Yield 1700-2100 kgs/ha
Cone structure very large, longish size, dark green             
Aroma strong and intense                                             
HPLC data  
Alpha acids 12  – 15  % w/w
Beta acids 4,5  – 5,5 % w/w
Cohumulone 22 – 28 % w/w
Hop oils  
Total oil 1,9 – 2,3 % w/w
Myrcene 30-35 %
Humulene 30-40 %
Caryophyllene 8 – 12   %
Farnesene <1  %

Brewing Character: Very high bitter value and a good bitter quality


HALLERTAUER TRADITION

Traditionally a superior German aroma hop. Grown in the Halletau region but also in Spalt, Hersburck and Mitterfruh. It is considered a good to very good aroma hop, pleasant and hoppy with a mild to semi-strong aroma. It can add a pungent spicyness when used as a bittering hop. Excellent flavor. Alpha: 3.5-5.5%. At one time the major Hallertau landrace variety with a highly acclaimed aroma profile.


Hop Variety Hallertauer Tradition
Origin A cross between Hallertauer Gold and 75/15/106M originating in German
Maturity Medium early
Yield 1750 – 2000 kgs/ha (1543-1764 lbs/acre)                     
Disease Reaction Good resistance to wilt and powdery mildew; very good resistance to peronospora
Cone Structure Medium, oval
Quality  
Aroma Fine aroma similar to Hersbrucker
Storage Stability Very good
HPLC Data  
Alpha-Acids 4.8 – 7.0 % w/w
Cohumulone 27 - 29 % of alpha acids
Beta-Acids 4.5 % w/w
Xanthohumol Typically 0.45% w/w
Hop Oils  
Total Oil 1.2 % v/w of which typically:
Myrcene 21.8 %
Humulene 48.4 %
Caryophyllene 13.4 %
Farnesene <0.1 %

Brewing Character: Variety bred in Hüll with a very fine aroma of the type Hallertau


 
PERLE - IMPORTED ALL PURPOSE

Perle is an aroma-type cultivar, bred in 1978 in Germany from English Notheren Brewer. For the most part, it is an all purpose hop. It is a very versatile hop combining good bittering potential with a highly acceptable aroma that is pleasant and slightly spicy. It’s Alpha Acid ranges from 7-9.5%. It is grown in Germany, Belgium and the U. S. With minty bittering and good "green hop" aromas, it is recommended for any non-pilsener lager , ale, or wheats.


Hop Variety Perle
Origin A German variety resulting from a cross between Northern Brewer and 63/5/27M
Maturity Medium late
Yield 1550 – 1950 kgs/ha (1367-1720 lbs/acre)
Disease Reaction Good to very good resistance to wilt and peronospora; average resistance to powdery mildew
Cone Structure Medium size, oval
Quality  
Aroma Pleasant and slightly spicy
Storage Stability Very good
HPLC Data  
Alpha-Acids 5.9 – 8.2 % w/w
Cohumulone 28 - 32 % of alpha acids
Beta-Acids 3.2 % w/w
Xanthohumol Typically 0.53% w/w
Hop Oils  
Total Oil 1.1 % v/w of which typically:
Myrcene 23.0 %
Humulene 35.0 %
Caryophyllene 9.1 %
Farnesene 0 %

Brewing Character


 
STYRIAN GOLDING - CELEIA

Breeding Properties:
Celeia is a triploid hybrid between autotetraploid Styrian Golding and 105/58 hybrid between Aurora (Super Styrian) and a Slovenian wild hop. It is a late variety, its optimal picking time in Slovenia being between September 6th and 12th. The plants have a form of a wide cylinder; the lateral shoots are 100 cm long. The vines are green, thick and long internodes. The leaves are large of deep green colour. The rootstock is slighty susceptible. The expected yield is about 2000 kg/ha. It is grown on moderately deep and deep clay soil. It is grown in Slovenia, Austria and Serbia. Large planting distance is required. The recommended pruning time in Slovenia is between April 1th and 10th. An average cone is 23 mm long and the average weight of 100 dry cones is 14 g. They are relativety dense, of green colour and do not get shattered when picked by a picking mashine. The drying temperature does not exced  65 ° C.


Grower Comments:
Maturity: Late maturity
Yield: 1700 – 2000 kg/ ha (medium)
Cone Structure: Meium size, oval
Disease Resistance:  Medium resistance to powdery and to downey mildew, good resistance to wilt
Pest Susceptibility: Good susceptibilty
Storage Stabiltiy:   Very good (70 – 80 % alpha acids remaining after 6 months storage at 20°C)
Technical Data: (HPLC & Oil componets)
Alpha Acids: 3.0 – 6.0 %
Beta Acids: 2.0 – 3.3 %
Cohumulone:  26 – 29 % of alpha acids
Colupulone: 47 – 62 % of beta acids
Total Oil: 0.6 – 3.6 % of dry matter
Myrcene: 26 – 35 % of whole oil
α – humulene: 18 – 23 % of whole oil
β – caryophyllenne: 8 – 9 % of whole oil
Farnesene: 3 – 7 % of whole oil
General Trade Perception:
An aroma hop variety of high quality with excellent bitternes and aroma, widespread usage in both ale and lager brewing.
Typical Beer Styles:
English style Ale, ESB, Lager, Pilsner
Characteristic Ingredients and Brewing Quality:
Celeia has a pleasant hoppy aroma. It contains 3 - 6 % of α - acids (26 - 29 % of cohumulone). The ratio between α - and β - acids is about 1.7. The essential oil content varies from 0.6 to 3.6 % of dry hops. The ratio between α - humulene and β - caryophyllene in the essential oil is about 2.7. Celeia has a good storage stability. Beer pre­pared with this variety has good organoleptical scores for pleasant bitterness, which is harmonically linked to the aroma.

 
STYRIAN GOLDING B - BOBEK

Breeding Properties:
Bobek is a diploid hybrid between Northern Brewer and a TG seedling of unknown origin. It is a medium late variety, its optimal picking time in Slovenia being between August 28th and September 5th. The plants have a form of a dense cylinder or basket, thin and marked ly branched lateral shoots, with characteristical short internodes, so that the bloom set can be well over the average. The vines are thin, rough, of green - purple - greyish colour. The leaves are small, of deep green colour, with typical dense venation. The rootstock is suscep tible to downy mildew, the leaves are resistant and the cones slightly sus ceptible. The expected yield is about 2000 kg/ha. It has a well deve loped root system. It is grown on moderately deep and deep clay soil. It is grown in Slovenia. Large planting distance is required. The re commended pruning time in Slovenia is between April 1th and 10th. An average cone is 20 mm long and the average weight of 100 dry cones is 12 g. They are small, of round shape, dense, of green colour and do not get shattered when picked by a picking machine. The drying tem perature does not exceed 65 °C.

 
Grower Comments:
Maturity: Medium late maturity
Yield: 1600 - 2000 kg/ha (medium)
Cone Structure: Small to medium size, oval cones
Disease Resistance:  Good resistance to wilt, moderate resistance to powdery mildew
Pest Susceptibility: Good susceptibilty
Storage Stabiltiy:   Good
Technical Data: (HPLC & Oil componets)
Alpha Acids: 3.5 - 7.0 %
Beta Acids: 4.0 - 6.1 %
Cohumulone:  27 - 31 % of alpha acids
Colupulone: 48 - 53 % of beta acids
Total Oil: 0.7 - 4.0 % of dry matter
Myrcene: 30 - 45 % of whole oil
α – humulene: 13- 19 % of whole oil
β – caryophyllenne: 4 - 6 % of whole oil
Farnesene: 4 - 7 % of whole oil
General Trade Perception:
A world-renowned mild, excellent, coupelet with moderate bitterness, widespread usage in both ale and lager brewing.
Typical Beer Styles:
English style Ale, ESB, Lager, Pilsner
Characteristic Ingredients and Brewing Quality:
Bobek has an intense and pleasant hoppy aroma. It contains 3.5 - 7 % of α - acids (28 - 34 % of cohumulone). The ratio between α - and β - acids is about 1. The essential oil content varies from 0.7 to 4.0 % of dry hops. The ratio between α - humulene and β - caryophyllene in the essential oil is about 3. Bobek has a good storage stability. Beer prepared with this variety has good organoleptical scores for its bitterness and aroma. It is worth mentioning that among all the hop varieties in Slovenia this one has the highest content of β -acids.

 
SUPER STYRIAN AURORA

Breeding Properties:
Aurora, known also as Super Styrian, is a diploid hybrid between Northern Brewer and a TG seedling of unknown origin. It is a medium early variety, its optimal picking time in Slovenia being between August 23th and 30th. The plants exhibit a cylindrical form of medium width, the lateral shoots being 60 cm long; they sprout also in the lower part of the plant. The vines are slightly purple, of medi­um thickness, with short internodes. The leaves are smooth and of medium size, their edges tend to become dry under unfavourable conditions. The rootstock is slightly susceptible to downy mildew, the leaves are resistant and the cones slightly susceptible. It is sensitive to aphids. The expected yield is about 2200 kg/ha. It has a fibrous root system. It is grown on moderate­ly deep clay soil; it can thrive also on loamy clay soil. It is grown in Slovenia, Austria and Hungary. Medium planting distance is required. The recommended pruning time in Slovenia is between March 25th and April 5th. An average cone is 25 mm long and the average weight of 100 dry cones is 15 g. They are dense, of deep green colour and do not get shattered when picked by a picking machine. The drying temperature does not exceed 65 ° C.

 
Grower Comments:
Maturity: Medium to late maturity
Yield: 1600 – 2200 kg/ ha (medium)
Cone Structure: Small size, oval cones
Disease Resistance:  Good resistance to wilt, peranospora and powdery mildew
Pest Susceptibility: Good susceptibilty
Storage Stabiltiy:   Very good (70 – 80 % alpha acids remaining after 6 months storage at 20°C)
Technical Data: (HPLC & Oil componets)
Alpha Acids: 7.0 – 9.5 %
Beta Acids: 2.7 – 4.4 %
Cohumulone:  22 – 26 % of alpha acids
Colupulone: 50 – 55 % of beta acids
Total Oil: 0.9 – 1.6 % of dry matter
Myrcene: 20 – 25 % of whole oil
α – humulene: 20 – 25 % of whole oil
β – caryophyllenne: 6 – 9 % of whole oil
Farnesene: 5 – 10 % of whole oil
General Trade Perception:
Higher alpha with intense but pleasant aroma similar to Styrian Golding but much lighter with hoppy aroma, suitable for extraction and combination with other varieties.
Typical Beer Styles:
It can be used in all ales and judiciously in some lagers.
Characteristic Ingredients and Brewing Quality:
Aurora has an intense and pleasant hoppy aroma. It contains 7 – 9.5 % of α - acids (22 - 26 % of cohumulone). The ratio between α - and β - acids is about 2.7. The essential oil content varies from 0.9 to 1.6 % of dry hops. The ratio between α - humulene and β - caryophyllene in the essential oil is about 3.2. Aurora has very good storage stability. Beer prepared with this variety has good organoleptical scores. The yield of α - acids is very good when brewing with this variety. Aurora is very suitable for extraction and combination with other varieties in the brewing process.