Hop: Spalter Select


Spalter Select is a more disease resistant version and replacement for Spalt released in 1993. It was bred in Hull, Germany and is a cross between Splat and Hallertau. Spalter Select was released in 1991 by the Hop Research Center of Hull.

General Information

Aliases Select, Select Spalt, Spalt Select
Profile Floral, spice, grass and fruit.
Country Germany
Substitutes Saaz, Saaz (US), Spalt, Tettnanger, Tettnanger (US)
Purpose Aroma
Yield 1561 - 1784 lbs/acre
Storage Retains 60%-70% alpha acid contents after 6 months of storage at 68°F.
Beer Styles Lager, Belgian Ale
Resistant Wilt, downy mildew, powdery mildew, and aphid


Alpha Acid 3.0 - 5.5%
Beta Acid 3.0 - 4.5%
Cohumulone 20.0 - 28.0%


Total Oil 0.5 - 1.2 ml /100g
Myrcene 40.0 - 50.0%
Humulene 15.0 - 20.0%
Caryophyllene 6.0 - 8.0%
Farnesene 10.0 - 15.0%

Additional Characteristics

Maturity Medium to late

Spalter Select Aroma/Flavor Profile

Fact Sheet(s)


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  • 2020-11-24 16:43:39 (Added: 2020-11-24 16:43:39)

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  • Storage: is based on the percentage of alpha acids remaining after 6 months at 20*F.
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