Wuerttemberger is an old, German, noble aroma hop which is no longer grown commercially. Thought to have come from a land race, its low vigor and poor yield made it untenable for commercial use.

If it can be found, it might be worth experimenting with for German-style lagers and pilsners and it is said to impart a pleasant European-style aroma on a beer. Some in the industry suspect it may actually be genetically identical to Tettnang Tettnanger but this is unproven.

Also Known As Wurttemberger
Characteristics Pleasant European-style noble aroma
Purpose Aroma
Alpha Acid Composition 5%
Beta Acid Composition 4%
Co-Humulone Composition 28%
Country Germany
Cone Size
Cone Density
Seasonal Maturity Early
Yield Amount
Growth Rate Moderate to high
Resistant to Resistant to verticillium wilt, moderately resistant to downy mildew
Susceptible to
Storability Retains 72% alpha acid after 6 months storage at 20ºC (68ºF)
East of Harvest
Total Oil Composition 1.25 mL/100g
Myrcene Oil Composition 59%
Humulene Oil Composition 18%
Caryophyllene Oil 6%
Farnesene Oil 4%
Style Guide Lager, Pilsner


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