Hop: Perle (US)


The same as the German Perle but with a higher alpha content.

General Information

Profile Spice and floral aroma with a smooth bitterness.
Country United States
Substitutes Northern Brewer (GR), Perle
Purpose Dual: Aroma and Bittering
Yield 1020 - 1420 lbs/acre
Storage Retains 80% - 85% alpha acid contents after 6 months of storage at 68°F.
Beer Styles Pale Ale, Barley Wine, Lager, Pilsner
Resistant Downy mildew, powdery mildew


Alpha Acid 6.0 - 10.0%
Beta Acid 3.0 - 5.0%
Cohumulone 27.0 - 32.0%


Total Oil 0.7 - 1.2 ml/100g
Myrcene 45.0 - 55.0%
Humulene 28.0 - 33.0%
Caryophyllene 10.0 - 12.0%
Farnesene < 1.0%

Additional Characteristics

Growth Rate Moderate
Cones Medium size with loose density
Maturity Early
Ease of Harvest Difficult


Last Updated
  • 2020-05-12 19:46:57

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Did you know?
  • Dwarf variety hops grow shorter in height than traditional varieties but, importantly, produce the same yield. This combination makes harvest easier.
  • Storage: is based on the percentage of alpha acids remaining after 6 months at 20*F.
  • Oil composition percetages are based on the total percentage of oil in the hop. Example: 10 - 20% means that for the specific oil it is 10 - 20% of the overall oil make up.
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