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BarthHaas

Polaris

Germany

DESCRIPTION

Polaris was bred at Huell and was released in 2012. It is one of the varieties which were bred in response to demand from the craft beer industry and its desire for bold tastes and differentiating flavours. As its name suggests, cool menthol notes of mint play a key part in its aroma.

KEY FLAVORS

  • Banana
  • Woodruff
  • Bergamot
  • Pineapple
  • Mint

ANCESTRY

Huell breeding line

ANALYSES

CULTIVATION AREA
Germany
ALPHA-ACIDS*
18 - 24 %
BETA-ACIDS
5 - 6.5 %
TOTAL POLYPHENOLS
2.6 - 2.7 %
TOTAL OIL
2.4 - 4.4 ML/100G
MYRCENE
up to 50.3 %
LINALOOL
up to 0.2 %

*Alpha acids are determined by conductometric titration (EBC 7.4) in Europe, by spectrophotometry (ASBC Hops-6) in the USA. Oil composition is determined by gas chromatography (ASBC Hops-17, EBC 7.12).

AROMA PROFILE

We live quality

The highest standards for the best hops: we are satisfied with nothing less. Because hops are one of the most important ingredients in the brewing process. To meet this demand, BarthHaas has introduced a comprehensive quality management system (QMS) [RS1] based on the proven ISO 9001:2015 standard. Our QM system also includes a concept that guarantees optimum product safety on the basis of international HACCP guidelines. An important focus of this concept is the BarthHaas test guarantee [RS3], which is unique in the hop industry to date.

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