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

Where to Buy Cluster (Aus) Hops

As a listing requirement, all suppliers below ship nationally to their respective countries.

Yakima Valley Hops (USA)

Northwest Hop Farms (Canada)

Michigan Hop Alliance (USA)

The Home Brew Shop (UK)

National Homebrew (Australia)
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