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Glacier GLC

United States

Released from USDA breeding program from Washington State University in 2000. Bred from the french variety Strisselspalt and released in 2000.

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Typical Aroma Profile

 

Glacier’s flavour profile is characterised by sweet fruits such as banana and plum. Notes of tea with milk, cream caramel and honey give the variety a pleasant aroma which is completed with notes of bergamot and artichokes.Green fruits such as gooseberry and pear, spicy-herbal juniper nuances, components of gingerbread and yoghurt contribute to the overall flavour impression.

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CULTIVATION AREA
United States
ALPHA-ACIDS*
4 - 7.5 %
BETA-ACIDS
7 - 10 %
TOTAL OIL
0.5 - 1.5 ml/100g
MYRCENE
35 - 45 %
CARYOPHYLLENE (% OF TOTAL OIL)
8 - 13 %
FARNESEN (% OF TOTAL OIL)
up to 1 %
LINALOOL
0.8 - 1.1 %
GERANIOL (% OF TOTAL OIL)
0.2 - 0.3 %

*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).

All values represent the medium range of the last 4 years. Be aware that specifically the alpha and oil values can vary in a broad range depending on the relevant crop year.

Ancestry

Daughter of Strisselspalt

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