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 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.
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|Also Known As|
|Characteristics||Pleasant continental-style aroma|
|Alpha Acid Composition||5.3%|
|Beta Acid Composition||5.2%|
|Yield Amount||1120 kg/hectare (< 1000 lbs/acre)|
|Growth Rate||Moderate to high|
|Resistant to||Moderately resistant to downy mildew and verticillium wilt|
|Storability||Retains 50% alpha acid after 6 months storage at 20ºC (68ºF)|
|Ease of Harvest|
|Total Oil Composition||0.90 mL/100g|
|Myrcene Oil Composition||53.8%|
|Humulene Oil Composition||14%|
|Substitutes||Tettnanger, Saaz, Hallertau|
|Style Guide||Lager, Pilsner|
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