Hop: Bobek


Bobek was bred in the Zalec region of Slovenia and it a cross between a Slovenian male and Northern Brewer. It was an attempt to create both high alpha and good aroma.

The substitutes for this, although good, can't quite carry the combination that Bobek yields.

General Information

Aliases Styrian Golding B, Styrian Bobek
Profile Pine with overall pleasant aroma of spice and floral.
Country Slovenia
Substitutes Fuggle, Styrian Golding, Willamette
Purpose Dual: Aroma and Bittering
Yield 800 lbs/acre
Storage Retains 66% alpha acid contents after 6 months of storage at 68°F.
Beer Styles Lager, English Ale
Tolerant Downy mildew, powdery mildew


Alpha Acid 3.5 - 9.3%
Beta Acid 4.0 - 6.6%
Cohumulone 26.0 - 31.0%


Total Oil 0.7 - 4.0 ml/100g
Myrcene 30.0 - 63.0%
Humulene 12.0 - 19.0%
Caryophyllene 4.0 - 6.0%
Farnesene 3.0 - 7.0%

Additional Characteristics

Growth Rate Moderate
Cones Small size
Maturity Middle to late
Ease of Harvest Good

Bobek Aroma/Flavor Profile

Last Updated
  • 2020-11-25 10:20:30 (Added: 2020-11-25 10:20:30)

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