Strong and robust in flavor and aroma, German Herkules lives up to it’s name. The Hüll-bred offspring of Hallertauer Taurus, Herkules is a high alpha acid bittering hop, known to be spicy and floral, tangy and hoppy, with notes of melon, black pepper, with hints of pine. It was released in 2005.

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Also Known As
Characteristics Notes of melon, black pepper and pine
Purpose Bittering & Aroma
Alpha Acid Composition 12%-17%
Beta Acid Composition 4%-5.5%
Co-Humulone Composition 32%-38%
Country Germany
Cone Size
Cone Density
Seasonal Maturity
Yield Amount 2500-2700 kg/hectare (2230-2408 lbs/acre)
Growth Rate
Resistant to Wilt
Susceptible to Downy and powdery mildew
Ease of Harvest
Total Oil Composition 1.4-2.4 mL/100g
Myrcene Oil Composition 30%-50%
Humulene Oil Composition 28%-45%
Caryophyllene Oil 7%-12%
Farnesene Oil 1%
Style Guide German Ale

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