Tettnang hop pellets. Germany - Crop '17 (AA 4.6%) Bulk price (450gm+) = $9.50 per 90gm
Traditional, very fine noble aroma hop. Mild and pleasant, slightly spicy.
Pedigree Traditional German variety developed in the area of the same name.
Maturity Medium - early
Yield 1200 - 1600 kg./ha. or 1000 - 1400 lb./ac.
Growth Habit Moderately vigorous but not prolific cone producer
Disease/Pest Susceptibility Not resistant to German wilt strains. Some tolerance to downy mildew.
Cone-Structure Medium-sized fairly tight cone
Lupulin Moderate amount, golden yellow
Aroma Mild and pleasant, slightly spicy
Alpha Acid 3.5 - 5.5% w/w
Beta Acid 3.5 - 5.5% w/w
Cohumulone 23 - 29% of alpha acids
Storageability 55 - 60% alpha acids remaining after 6 months storage at 20°C
Total Oil 0.6 - 1.0 mls/100 grams
Myrcene 20 - 25% of whole oil
Humulene 20 - 25% of whole oil
Carophyllene 6 - 10% of whole oil
Farnesene 12 - 16% of whole oil
General Trade Perception Traditional, very fine or noble aroma hop.
Possible Substitutions German Spalt, German Select, US Tettnang, US Saaz, German Hersbrucker
Typical Beer Styles Lager, Ale, Pilsner, Weizen, Lambic, Alt, Kvlsch, Munich Helles
Additional Information Largely confined to the Tettnang area near Lake Constance.
Typical Hop Use Aroma