Blisk

Dating back to the late 1970’s, Blisk was bred in its native Zalec region of Slovenia, along with Bobek and Buket in an attempt to instill both high alpha content and pleasant aroma in one cultivar. It is a cross between Atlas and a Yugoslavian male. Despite its decent yield, Blisk is not being commercially produced.

Also Known As
Characteristics
Purpose Aroma
Alpha Acid Composition 9.7%-14.1%
Beta Acid Composition 3.3%-4.8%
Co-Humulone Composition 33%
Country Slovenia
Cone Size
Cone Density
Seasonal Maturity Mid to late
Yield Amount 1350-3250 kg/hectare (1200-2900 lbs/acre)
Growth Rate Very high
Resistant to Resistant to downy mildew
Susceptible to
Storability Retains 45% alpha acid after 6 months storage at 20ºC (68ºF)
East of Harvest
Total Oil Composition 2.01 mL/100g
Myrcene Oil Composition 58%
Humulene Oil Composition 12%
Caryophyllene Oil 3.7%
Farnesene Oil 15.6%
Substitutes
Style Guide English Ale, Extra Special Bitter, Lager, Pilsner

References
http://www.ars.usda.gov/SP2UserFiles/person/2450/hopchem/21238.html
http://www.ars.usda.gov/SP2UserFiles/person/2450/hopcultivars/21238.html

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