Hop: Herald


Herald, a dwarf hop, was released in 1996 with its sisters: Pilgrim and Pioneer. Has a clean bitterness with orange and grapefruit profile.

General Information

Profile Orange, Grapefruit
Country United Kingdom
Substitutes Pioneer
Purpose Dual: Aroma and Bittering
Yield 1070 - 1120 lbs/acre
Storage Retains 60 - 70% alpha acid contents after 6 months of storage at 68°F.
Beer Styles American Pale Ale, Golden Ale
Resistant Downy Mildew, Powdery Mildew, Verticillium Wilt


Alpha Acid 11.9 - 12.8%
Beta Acid 4.8 - 5.5%
Cohumulone 35.0 - 37.0%


Total Oil 1.0 - 1.9 ml/100g
Myrcene 40.0%
Humulene 15.0%
Caryophyllene 7.0%
Farnesene < 1.0%

Additional Characteristics

Growth Rate Moderate
Cones Large size that are moderate to compact density.
Maturity Early
Ease of Harvest Difficult
Last Updated
  • 2021-01-31 17:47:02 (Added: 2021-01-31 17:47:02)

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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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