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Herkules HKS

Germany

A new robust, high-yielding, high bittering hop cultivar tolerant to various diseases has been released in 2006 by the Hop Research Center Hüll. Excellent brewing quality combined with very good storage stability increases the value of Herkules for the brewing industry.

  • Aroma Profile
  • Analyses

Typical Aroma Profile

 

Herkules is typically green-grassy, herbal and spicy, reminiscent of tomato leaves and bell peppers.

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CULTIVATION AREA
Germany
ALPHA-ACIDS*
15.6 - 17.68 %
BETA-ACIDS
4.28 - 4.65 %
TOTAL POLYPHENOLS
3 - 4 %
TOTAL OIL
1.97 - 2.17 ml/100g
MYRCENE
35.25 - 50.75 %
CARYOPHYLLENE (% OF TOTAL OIL)
1 - 1.25 %
FARNESEN (% OF TOTAL OIL)
up to 0.25 %
LINALOOL
0.03 - 0.08 %
GERANIOL (% OF TOTAL OIL)
0.08 - 0.13 %
SUM OF TERPENE ALCOHOLS AND ESTERS (% OF TOTAL OIL)
0.2 %
KETONE (% OF TOTAL OIL)
0.28 - 0.28 %
ISOBUTYRATE (% OF TOTAL OIL)
0.7 - 0.75 %
THIOLS (µG/KG)
1.25 - 1.5

*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 Taurus

Quality

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