Hop: Groene Bel


Groene Bel is no longer grown commercially but was used for aroma breeding in the 1970s in Slovenia by Hop Research Institute. Considered to be an old Belgian, landrace variety.

General Information

Aliases USDA 21216, Green Belle, Green Bubble Belle
Profile European pleasant aroma.
Country Belgium
Substitutes N/A
Purpose Aroma
Storage Retains 58% alpha acid contents after 6 months of storage at 68°F.


Alpha Acid 4.9%
Beta Acid 3.5%
Cohumulone 27.0%


Total Oil 1.0 ml/100g
Myrcene 39.0%
Humulene 31.5%
Caryophyllene 17.9%
Farnesene 0.0%

Additional Characteristics

Maturity Mid to late
Sex Female
Leaf Color Dark Green
Side Arm Length 8" - 12"
Last Updated
  • 2021-01-15 18:22:25 (Added: 2021-01-15 18:22:25)

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