• Mint
  • Banana
  • Bergamot
  • Pineapple
  • Pear

Polaris PLA

Germany

As can be gathered from the name of the cultivar, cool menthol notes of mint play a key part inThe resinous profile suits special beers. The variety was bred at Hüll and was released 2012. This variety is one of the varieties which have been bred and planted in hop fields in response to demand from the craft beer industry and its desire for bold tastes and differentiating flavors.

  • Aroma Profile
  • Analyses

Typical Aroma Profile

 

As can be gathered from the name of the cultivar, cool menthol notes of mint play a key part in the cold infusion complemented by sweet toffee and banana nuances. Spicy aromatic elements of cumarin, Artemesia, woodruff, lemon balm and bergamot can be distinguished. Fruity quince and pineapple add to the interesting overall picture.

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CULTIVATION AREA
Germany
ALPHA-ACIDS*
18.65 - 22.5 %
BETA-ACIDS
2.5 - 6 %
TOTAL POLYPHENOLS
2 - 3 %
TOTAL OIL
3.15 - 4.15 ml/100g
MYRCENE
50 - 50 %
CARYOPHYLLENE (% OF TOTAL OIL)
8 - 13 %
FARNESEN (% OF TOTAL OIL)
up to 1 %
LINALOOL
0.1 - 0.4 %

*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

Huell breeding line

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