USDA ACCESSION No.: 21672

SELECTION: no information, except that it consists of 47% Hallertauer mittelfrueh, 15% Saazer, and 22% Saazer (rest unknown).

GENUS: Humulus

SPECIES: lupulus

CULTIVAR: Hallertauer Tradition

PEDIGREE: Hallertauer Gold (USDA 21671) x German male 75/15/106. This hop was released for commercial production in Germany in 1989.

PRIMARY SITE: USDA-OSU Hop Research Farm, East Farm, Corvallis, OR.

ORIGIN: German Hop Research Institute, Huell, Germany

DATE RECEIVED: spring 1992

METHOD RECEIVED: rhizomes

AVAILBILITY: no restrictions, commercial cultivar

REFERENCES: Annual Report for USDA Hop Research 1992 and later years

German Society for Hop Research Annual Reports starting about mid-1980s

MATURITY: medium early

LEAF COLOR: medium green to light green

SEX: female

DISEASES: Downy mildew: resistant

Powdery minldew: moderately resistant

Verticillium wilt: resistant

Viruses: free of all 5 major hop viruses when received at Corvallis

VIGOR: fair to good

YIELD: fair to good, 4 yerar range 1000 to 1900 lbs/acre

SIDE ARM LENGTH: 12 to 30 inches

ALPHA ACIDS: 6 - 8%

BETA ACIDS: 4 - 5%

COHUMULONE: 23 - 28%

STORAGE STABILITY: fair, retained about 55% of original alpha acids after 6 months room temperature storage

OIL: 1.49 ml/100g (4 year range: 0.9 to 1.9 ml/100g); myrcene 59.9%; humulene 18.3%; caryophyllene 5.3%; farnesene trace; H/C ratio = 3.45

MAJOR TRAITS: pleasant continental aroma similar to Hallertauer mittelfrueh; very low cohumulone content

OTHER INFORMATION: diploid, 2n = 20; this hop is being imported in increasing quantities by Anheuser Busch for use in premium beers.

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