Tettnanger B

Sister to Tettnanger A, Tettnanger B was also thought to be superior to its parent through heightened levels of alpha. Through US testing however, this is now in question. Bred in the 1970’s through clonal selection from the original German Tettnang Tettnanger hop, it features pleasant, continental-style aroma characteristics. It is also very likely descended from Czech variety, Saaz, a variety to which it is genetically similar.

Also Known As
Characteristics Pleasant continental-style aroma
Purpose Aroma
Alpha Acid Composition 5.3%
Beta Acid Composition 5.2%
Co-Humulone Composition 23%
Country Germany
Cone Size
Cone Density
Seasonal Maturity Early
Yield Amount < 1120 kg/hectare (< 1000 lbs/acre)
Growth Rate Moderate to high
Resistant to Moderately resistant to downy mildew and verticillium wilt
Susceptible to
Storability Retains 50% alpha acid after 6 months storage at 20ºC (68ºF)
East of Harvest
Total Oil Composition 0.90 mL/100g
Myrcene Oil Composition 53.8%
Humulene Oil Composition 14%
Caryophyllene Oil 4.1%
Farnesene Oil 11.5%
Substitutes Tettnanger, Saaz, Hallertau
Style Guide Lager, Pilsner

References
http://www.ars.usda.gov/SP2UserFiles/person/2450/hopchem/21497.html

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