Released in 1993, Spalter Select was bred in Hüll, Germany in an effort to increase yield potential and disease resistant and serve as a commercial replacement for Spalt. These efforts were quite successful.
The result of a cross of Spalt and Hallertau Mittelfrüher, Spalter Select retains some of the finer characteristics of both these varieties and is considered a slightly spicier version of Spalt. Brewing giant Anheuser-Busch replaced both Spalt and Tettnanger with Spalter Select.
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|Also Known As||Select Spalt, Spalt Select|
|Alpha Acid Composition||3%-6.5%|
|Beta Acid Composition||2%-5%|
|Cone Size||Small to medium|
|Seasonal Maturity||Mid to Late|
|Yield Amount||1750-2000 kg/hectare (1561-1784 lbs/acre)|
|Resistant to||Resistant to verticillium wilt and downy mildew|
|Storability||Retains 60%-70% alpha acid after 6 months storage at 20ºC (68ºF)|
|East of Harvest||Difficult|
|Total Oil Composition||0.5-1.2 mL/100g|
|Myrcene Oil Composition||40%-50%|
|Humulene Oil Composition||15%-20%|
|Substitutes||Saaz, Tettnanger, Spalt, Hersbrucker, Perle, Hallertau Tradition|
|Style Guide||Kölsch, Belgian Ale, French Ale, Lager, Bock, Helles, Alt, Pilsner, Marzen|
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