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German Hersbrucker Pellet Hops


Product Number: 1523x

Availability: In stock

A noble aroma type. Has developed into the variety with the largest acreage — grown throughout the Hallertau, Spalt and Hersbruck.
Development: Traditional German landrace variety selected in the Hersbruck area.

Usage: Aroma
Aroma: Mild to medium, pleasant, floral and slightly fruity
Alpha Acids: 2.0 — 5.0%
Beta Acids: 2.5 — 6.0%
Co-Humulone: 18 — 25% of alpha acids
Total Oil: 0.7 — 1.3 mls/100g
Substitutions: French Strisselspalt, Mt. Hood
Typical Beer Styles: Lager, Pilsner, Bock, Weizen Bock, Wheat, Belgian Ales, Kölsch, Munich Helles

Origin United Kingdom
Alpha Acid (Average %) 2.0 — 5.0%
Type Pellet
Typical Usage Aroma
Co-Humulone (%) 18 — 25% of alpha acids
Total Oil (ml/100g hops) 0.7 — 1.3 mls/100g
Substitutions French Strisselspalt, Mt. Hood

Customer Reviews

16 People have reviewed this product

Overall Rating: 4.9

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hersbrucker Review by mari

(Posted on 1/9/14)

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I love these hops. Excellent clean flavor and aroma. I use in lagers and mild ales.

Low in AA, good for Blonde and Belgian ales Review by Hank

(Posted on 1/2/14)

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Very good flavor and aroma, one of the better finishing hops. They have a flowery aroma. I haven't had much luck dry hopping with them, so I stick to the last 15 minutes of the boil.

The aroma is pleasant and good in a lager Review by Sample

(Posted on 12/16/13)

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For making German style lagers this is a good aroma hop. I add it after flame out when I'm whirl pooling the beer.

hersbrucker Review by tom

(Posted on 11/23/13)

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I love these hops! I use them in German beer styles, wheats and rye beers. Makes a nice pleasant aroma and a mellow flavor addition.

a good choice for lagers Review by Hank

(Posted on 10/18/13)

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I use Hersbrucker for its flowery aroma. It's just right and not too strong or mild. I use them for flavoring during the last 10 minutes. I don't suggest them for bittering though.

Mild - appropriate for blonde ales Review by Dunn

(Posted on 7/24/13)

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Hersbrucker is mild compared to some of the in your face American hops. The aroma is mild and flowery. The taste is slightly fruity. I used it as a first wort hop and the taste was good, though there was no aroma from that addition.

Great for German/Belgium Beers. Review by Joan

(Posted on 7/13/13)

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This is the hops to go with if you are trying to get a traditional German/Belgium beer. It isn't the best for bittering, I would personally go for magnum for that, but what it lacks in the bittering category it more than makes up in it's ability to add an exceptional aroma/flavor.

Uber Alles Review by Greg

(Posted on 7/9/13)

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This is a wonderful dual purpose hops if you're going for the classic German taste. The hops has a nice fruit/spice balance and people say that there is some floral flavor too, though I personally have never tasted that. The hops is really good for adding aroma, flavor and dry-hopping.

Hello Hersbrucker! Review by Bopper

(Posted on 4/3/13)

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If I've ever had a beer made with these hops in the past, I must have missed them. I tried a wheat beer made by a local brewer and I immediately noticed a really enjoyable, floral flavor. He said he added them 10 minutes prior to flameout.

I have some Hersbrucker en route and am looking forward to brewing with them.

Good Aroma hop for lagers Review by Revis

(Posted on 2/21/13)

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This has a Pleasant and flowery aroma. Nice but not overpowering. I've also used them in wheat beers.

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