Hop: Hersbrucker Pure


Hersbrucker Pure has heritage of Hallertau, Saaz, and German wild hop by the Hop Research Center in Huell, Germany. Released in 1982. Bred to be a replacement for Hersbrucker but when interest waned in Hersbrucker by Anheuser Busch Inc, the sponsor of the testing, interest was lost.

General Information

Profile Pleasant continental aroma: floral, herbal and spice.
Country Germany
Substitutes Hallertau, Hersbrucker
Purpose Aroma
Yield Fair to poor
Storage Retains 60 - 70% alpha acid contents after 6 months of storage at 68°F.
Beer Styles Lager
Resistant Downy Mildew, Powdery Mildew (moderately resistant to moderately susceptible), Verticillium Wilt


Alpha Acid 5.0 - 6.0%
Beta Acid 2.0 - 3.0%
Cohumulone 20.0 - 28.0%


Total Oil 0.6 - 1.2 ml/100g
Myrcene 50.0%
Humulene 10.2%
Caryophyllene 4.4%
Farnesene 0.2%

Additional Characteristics

Growth Rate Fair to good
Maturity Middle season
Sex Female
Leaf Color Dark Green
Side Arm Length 12" - 20"
Last Updated
  • 2021-01-18 14:30:06

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Did you know?
  • Dwarf variety hops grow shorter in height than traditional varieties but, importantly, produce the same yield. This combination makes harvest easier.
  • 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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