Hop: Blisk


Blisk was bred by the Hop Research Institute (Dr. Tone Wagner) in Zalec, Slovenia in the mid 1970's from Atlas and an unknown Yugoslavian male. Developed for dual purpose usage. Currently not grown in significant acreage commercially (0 acres in United States).

General Information

Profile Pleasant aroma.
Country Slovenia
Substitutes N/A
Purpose Dual: Aroma and Bittering
Storage Retains 45% alpha acid contents after 6 months of storage at 68°F.
Beer Styles English Ale, Pilsner
Resistant Downy mildew
Tolerant Verticillim wilt


Alpha Acid 9.7 - 14.1%
Beta Acid 3.3 - 4.8%
Cohumulone 33.0%


Total Oil 1.2 - 3.2 ml/100g
Myrcene N/A
Humulene 11.5%
Caryophyllene N/A
Farnesene 15.6%

Additional Characteristics

Growth Rate Very good
Maturity Mid to Mid/Late
Ease of Harvest 1200 - 2900 pounds/acre
Sex Female
Leaf Color Dark green
Side Arm Length 20 - 30 inches
Last Updated
  • 2021-09-13 19:54:17 (Added: 2021-09-13 19:54:17)

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