SELECTION: Seedling selection made by Dr. T. Wagner at the Hop Research Institute Zalec, Slovenia, in the mid-1970's

GENUS: Humulus

SPECIES: lupulus


PEDIGREE: (Northern Brewer x Yugoslavian male 2/137) x male TG

PRIMARY SITE: USDA-ARS World Hop Cultivar Collection, Corvallis, Oregon, OSU East Farm

ORIGIN: Seedling Selection

DATE RECEIVED: April 3, 1980


AVAILABILITY: No restrictions, commercial cultivar

REFERENCES: USDA-ARS Annual Report of Hop Investigations for 1980, pp. 41, 43.

Kralj, D., and Tone Wagner. New Slovene hop cultivars, Blisk, Bobek, and Buket. Institute for Hop and Brewing Research, Zalec, 1980 (mimeographed report).

Kralj, D. Hop Breeding in Slovenia (in German). Report presented at the Scientific Commission, IHB, Novi Sad, Yugoslavia, 1984.

J. Kisgeci, A. Mijavek, M. Acimovic, P. Spevak, and N. Vucic. 1984. Hmeljarstvo. pp. 126-138. Inst. za Ratarstvo i Povrtarstvo, Novi Sad.

MATURITY: Medium to medium early

LEAF COLOR: Dark green

SEX: Female

DISEASES: Downy Mildew: resistant to moderately resistant

Verticillium wilt: resistant

Viruses: unknown


YIELD: Fair to good; 10-year average 1060 lbs/acre (range 800 to 1800 lbs/acre)

SIDEARM LENGTH: 6-20 inches

ALPHA ACIDS: 11.0% (10-year range 8.7 to 13.5%)

BETA ACIDS: 4.9 (10-year range 4.2 to 6.3%)

COHUMULONE: 24%; colupulone 48%

STORAGE STABILITY: Fair (retained 53% of original alpha acids after 6 months at room temperature

OIL: 2.15 ml/100 g (10-year range 1.0 to 2.9 ml/100 g); H/C - 2.91; humulene = 17.1; contains some farnesene

MAJOR TRAITS: Pleasant; aroma similar to established European aroma hops.

OTHER INFORMATION: This hop was developed as an aroma hop but it has failed to be accepted by the trade thus far. No significant acreage of Buket is in commercial production to this date (1997).