Grown in the Spalt region of Germany, Spalt is a natural hop and has a mild and pleasant character. Part of the Saaz family. A classic hop for German style beers.
Due to Spalt being a natural hop, this hop may date back as far back as 8th century. It was the first hop granted the German hop seal in the 16th century.
|Aliases||Spalter, Spalt Spalter, Spalter Spalt, German Spalt|
|Profile||Floral, fruit, earth and spice aromas.|
|Substitutes||Saaz, Spalter Select, Tettnanger|
|Storage||Retains 50%-60% alpha acid contents after 6 months of storage at 68°F.|
|Beer Styles||Lager, Pilsner, German Lagers|
|Resistant||Verticillium wilt and powdery mildew|
|Susceptible||Downy mildew and aphid|
|Total Oil||0.9-1.4 ml/100g|
|Linalool||0.5 - 0.8%|
|Cones||Small to medium size with compact density|
|Ease of Harvest||Moderate|