USDA ACCESSION No.: 56001
SELECTION: no information
CULTIVAR: Hallertauer, Hallertauer mittelfrueh (medium early)
PEDIGREE: no information , probably arose from an old German landrace
PRIMARY SITE: USDA-OSU Hop Research Farm, East Farm, Corvallis, OR.
ORIGIN: J.I. Haas Alluvial Hop Farm , Independence, OR
DATE RECEIVED: spring 1956
METHOD RECEIVED: rhizomes
AVAILBILITY: no restrictions
REFERENCES: Various USDA Annual Reports for Hop Research starting in 1956.
Wagner, T. 1980. Gene Pools of Hop Countries, page 68.
MATURITY: early in the US, medium early in Germany
LEAF COLOR: light green
DISEASES: downy mildew: moderately susceptible to tolerant
Powdery mildew: susceptible
Verticillium wilt: susceptible
Viruses: no specific information available
VIGOR: poor to good, depending on location
SIDE ARM LENGTH: 12 to 20 inches, poor clustering
ALPHA ACIDS: 4.4%
BETA ACIDS: 4.5%
COHUMULONE: 20 to 22%
STORAGE STABILITY: fair to poor, retained about 54% of its original alpha acids after 6 months room temperature storage
OIL: 0.74 ml/100g. Humulene 33.9%; caryophyllene 9.9%; myrcene 40.2%; no farnesene. H/C ratio = 3.43
MAJOR TRAITS: pleasant continental aroma characteristics, high humulene
OTHER INFORMATION: World wide renowned as noble aroma hop used for flavoring premium-type beers. Production is limited to a small acreage in Bavaria. Hop has been replaced in recent years by higher yielding German aroma hops such as Hersbrucker (USDA 21185 or 21179 and other Hersbrucker selections), Perle (USDA 21227), Hallertauer Gold (USDA 21671), and most recently by Hallertauer Tradition (USDA 21672). Hallertauer Gold and Hallertauer mittelfrueh are sometimes marketed together under the trade name "Hallertauer" or "Hallertau hops".