Hersbrucker E

Hersbrucker E (for England) was planted and grown at Wye College, England in the 1970’s. It is largely identical to the original Hersbrucker variety grown in the Hersbruck Mountains. The storage stability, especially of its soft resins, is low.

Also Known As
Purpose Aroma
Alpha Acid Composition 4%-6%
Beta Acid Composition 5%-7%
Co-Humulone Composition 22%-24%
Country UK
Cone Size
Cone Density
Seasonal Maturity Late
Yield Amount 700 kg/hectare (620 lbs/acre)
Growth Rate Very high
Resistant to
Susceptible to Moderately susceptible to downy mildew
Storability Retains 58% alpha acid after 6 months storage at 20ºC (68ºF)
East of Harvest
Total Oil Composition 0.63 mL/100g
Myrcene Oil Composition 46%
Humulene Oil Composition 29%
Caryophyllene Oil 9%
Farnesene Oil 0.2%
Substitutes Strisselspalter, Mount Hood
Style Guide Lager, Pilsner, Bock, Weizenbock, Wheat Beer, Belgian Ale, Kölsch, Munich Helles


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