Hop: Hallertauer Gold


Hallertauer Gold was bred from Hallertau, but with higher alpha acids, by the Hop Research Center in Huell, Germany. Developed in the 1970s, about the same time as Perle, but not released until the 1980s, it is typically sold as Hallertau.

General Information

Alias Hallertau Gold
Profile Pleasant continental aroma.
Country Germany
Substitutes Crystal, East Kent Golding, Hallertau, Mount Hood, Tettnanger
Purpose Aroma
Yield 1200 - 1400 lbs/acre
Storage Retains 47% alpha acid contents after 6 months of storage at 68°F.
Beer Styles American Lager
Resistant Downy Mildew, Powdery Mildew (moderate)
Susceptible Verticillium Wilt


Alpha Acid 7.0 - 10.0%
Beta Acid 5.0 - 7.0%
Cohumulone 20.0%


Total Oil 1.1 - 2.7 ml/100g
Myrcene N/A
Humulene N/A
Caryophyllene N/A
Farnesene < 1.0%

Additional Characteristics

Growth Rate Good
Maturity Medium early
Side Arm Length 12" - 24"
Last Updated
  • 2021-01-18 10:41:52 (Added: 2021-01-18 10:41:52)

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