Hop: Delta


Delta was bred at the Hopsteiner Breeding Program and released in 2009. Bred from Fuggle and a male derived from Cascade. Was developed to be a replacement for Willamette, Delta has improved disease resistance and yield that give it an edge.

General Information

Aliases Super Willamette, Hopsteiner 04188
Profile Spice, earth, ginger, citrus
Country United States
Substitutes Fuggle, Willamette
Purpose Aroma
Yield 1400 - 1800 lbs/acre
Storage Retains 80 - 90% alpha acid contents after 6 months of storage at 68°F.
Beer Styles ESB, American Pale Ale, IPA
Tolerant Downy mildew
Susceptible Powdery mildew


Alpha Acid 5.5 - 7.0%
Beta Acid 5.5 - 7.0%
Cohumulone 22.0 - 24.0%


Total Oil 0.5 - 1.1 ml/100g
Myrcene 25.0 - 40.0%
Humulene 25.0 - 35.0%
Caryophyllene 9.0 - 15.0%
Farnesene < 1.0%

Additional Characteristics

Maturity Medium early

Delta Aroma/Flavor Profile

Last Updated
  • 2020-11-17 19:40:58 (Added: 2020-11-17 19:40:58)

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  • Storage: is based on the percentage of alpha acids remaining after 6 months at 20*F.
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