Hop: Hallertauer Tradition


Hallertauer Tradition is a German hop that is great for German style beers. Originally bred because of it's resistance to disease at the Hüll Hop Research Institute in Germany in 1993. Heritage of Hallertau, Saaz and unknown varieties.

General Information

Aliases Tradition, German Tradition, H Tradition
Profile Herbal (tea, spicy, and lavender) with clean floral. Hints of orange.
Country Germany
Substitutes Hallertau, Liberty, Ultra
Pairs with Crystal, Saaz, Sterling
Purpose Aroma
Yield 1390 - 1580 lbs/acre
Storage Retains 65 - 70% alpha acid contents after 6 months of storage at 68°F.
Beer Styles Hefewizen, Weissbier, Pilsner, Bock
Resistant Verticillium wilt, downy mildew, powdery mildew
Susceptible Aphid


Alpha Acid 4.0 - 7.0%
Beta Acid 3.0 - 6.0%
Cohumulone 23.0 - 29.0%


Total Oil 1.0 - 1.4 ml/100g
Myrcene 20.0 - 25.0%
Humulene 40.0 - 55.0%
Caryophyllene 10.0 - 15.0%
Farnesene < 1.0%

Additional Characteristics

Growth Rate High
Cones Medium size with compact density
Maturity Medium early
Ease of Harvest Difficult
Sex Female
Leaf Color Medium green
Side Arm Length 12" - 30"

Hallertauer Tradition Aroma/Flavor Profile

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  • 2020-11-22 12:48:31 (Added: 2020-11-22 12:48:31)

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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.
  • Oil composition percetages are based on the total percentage of oil in the hop. Example: 10 - 20% means that for the specific oil it is 10 - 20% of the overall oil make up.
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