Hop: Hallertau


Hallertau has lineage back over 100 years. Great for German beers as well as Belgian ales. An original noble hop. Susceptible to disease, it has been the center of many offspring.

General Information

Aliases Hallertauer, Mittelfrüh, Mittelfrüher, Hallertauer Mittelfrüher, Hallertau Mittelfruh
Profile Mild aroma of fruit, spice, flowers, and somewhat haylike.
Country Germany
Substitutes Hallertauer Tradition, Liberty, Ultra
Pairs with Crystal, Magnum, Perle
Purpose Aroma
Yield 700 - 980 lbs/acre
Storage Retains 52 - 58% alpha acid contents after 6 months of storage at 68°F.
Beer Styles Pilsner, Lager, Wheat, Bock
Tolerant Powdery mildew
Susceptible Verticillium wilt, downy mildew, aphid


Alpha Acid 3.5-5.5%
Beta Acid 3.0-4.0%
Cohumulone 17.0-24.0%


Total Oil 0.7-1.3 ml/100g
Myrcene 10.0-20.0%
Humulene 30.0-35.0%
Caryophyllene 7.0-10.0%
Farnesene <1.0%

Additional Characteristics

Growth Rate Moderate to high
Cones Small size with loose density
Maturity Early
Ease of Harvest Easy

Hallertau Aroma/Flavor Profile

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Last Updated
  • 2020-11-22 12:45:30 (Added: 2020-11-22 12:45:30)

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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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