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Aramis is the first variety from the Comptoir Agricole breeding program in France, bred in 2002. Aramis comes from a breed of Strisselspalt and Whitebread Golding. It was bred to create Strisselspalt character hop with increased and stable bitter potential.
Elsaesser is an old land race from the Alsace region of France with unknown pedigree. Grown commercially in the Alsace region of France but is very limited in acreage.
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.
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.