Hop: Hüller Bitter


Hüller Bitter was developed by the Hop Research Center in Hüll, Germany in the 1960s. Released in 1978, it has heritage of Northern Brewer and Verticillium Wilt resistant male. Over the years the acreage in Germany has waned in favor of Perle.

General Information

Aliases Hüller, Hüller Bitterer, Hueller Bitter, Hueller Bitterer, Hueller
Profile Fruit, Spice, Floral
Country Germany
Substitutes Hallertau
Purpose Dual: Aroma and Bittering
Yield 900 - 1700 lbs/acre
Storage Retains 68% alpha acid contents after 6 months of storage at 68°F.
Beer Styles Schwarzbier, Lager
Resistant Downy Mildew, Verticillium Wilt


Alpha Acid 6.0 - 10.0%
Beta Acid 3.8 - 5.4%
Cohumulone 28.0%


Total Oil 0.6 - 2.2 ml/100g
Myrcene N/A
Humulene N/A
Caryophyllene N/A
Farnesene N/A

Additional Characteristics

Growth Rate High
Maturity Mid season
Sex Female
Leaf Color Light green
Side Arm Length 12" - 28"
Last Updated
  • 2021-01-31 18:00:51 (Added: 2021-01-31 18:00:51)

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