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Santiam is a triploid hop: 1/3 of each Tettnanger, Hallertau and a unknown USDA male (derived from Cascade), released in 1997 by Agriculture Research Service, which is the principal in-house research agency of the United States Department of Agriculture, located in Corvallis, Oregon.
Saphir contains one of the lowest alpha acid contents in the world, therefore it is always used as an aroma hop. A German release in 2000 it contains a fruity profile, unlike many German hop varietals. Saphir was bred at the Hop Research Center in Hüll, Germany. Similar to much of the hop breeding in Germany it was sought as a substitute to Hallertau to be more disease resistant.
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.
Sterling was bred by United States Department of Agriculture in 1990, released in 1998. Sterling is typically considered an aroma hop but may be used for bittering. It was cultivated to be a replacement for Saaz due to unreliable availability. The hop is a bit of a mutt (or you could say complex) with heritage from Saaz (50%), Cascade (25%), Brewer's Gold, Early Green as well as other Eurpean varieties.
Strisselspalt is from the Alsace area of France and is one of the few varieties of hops from France. It is an European land variety hop - one that grows naturally in the area. The hop seems to start appearing around 1855. Strisselspalt has a pleasant aroma which, tied with low alpha acid and co-humulone, makes it a great substitute for noble hops.
Styrian Golding was bred due to in the 1930s there was an disease with hops grown in the Styria area of German, as a result they bred hops with an English variety. Great in English and Belgian ales. Uncanny is the fact, in spite of its name, it doesn't belong to the Golding family.
Tettnanger, named for the town in Germany that it was developed: Tettnang around 1844. Evidence can be found that it goes all the way back to 1150. Appropriate for any German style beer. There are US, Australian and Swiss versions of this hop that are somewhat different.
Triskel is bred from Strisselspalt and the male parent of the English Yeoman hop in 2006 by Comptoir Agricole in Alcase, France. An aroma similar to Strisselspalt and floral notes from Yeoman with a touch more fruitiness. High essential oils make the hop a champ for dry hopping. Inspired from the Gauls symbol "trikelion", ancestors of the modern French people.
Vanguard is an American bred hop that was the last of the Hallertau based hops from the United States Department of Agriculture. Originally bred in 1982 and released in 1997. The hop is unique in that it has a low alpha acid but a high beta acid. The unusual oil balance yields a pronounced woody and herbal character. In early additions considered to be very spicy.