Hop: Callista


Callista was bred by the Hop Research Center in Hüll, Germany, with lineage of Hallertauer Tradition and an unknown male. The alpha to beta acid ratio indicates that this hop is similar in aroma to noble hops and possibly have similar bittering quality but due to low alpha acids would be best used for aroma additions.

General Information

Profile Flavor: Passion fruit, apricot, peach, hints of pine, and blackberry. Aroma: Citrus, stone fruit, and berry
Country Germany
Substitutes Hallertau Blanc, Huell Melon, Mandarina Bavaria
Purpose Aroma
Beer Styles Pale Ale, Saison, Wheat
Resistant Verticillium wilt, downy mildew, powdery mildew
Tolerant Aphid


Alpha Acid 2.0 - 5.0%
Beta Acid 5.0 - 10.0%
Cohumulone 15.0 - 22.0%


Total Oil 1.4 - 1.75 ml/100g
Myrcene 54.0 - 63.5%
Humulene N/A
Caryophyllene N/A
Farnesene N/A

Additional Characteristics

Maturity Medium to late

Callista Aroma/Flavor Profile

Fact Sheet(s)

Last Updated
  • 2020-11-19 09:08:11 (Added: 2020-11-19 09:08:11)

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  • Dwarf variety hops grow shorter in height than traditional varieties but, importantly, produce the same yield. This combination makes harvest easier.
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  • Storage: is based on the percentage of alpha acids remaining after 6 months at 20*F.
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