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Hallertau Tradition Hop Germany Hop

Hallertau Tradition Hop

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Country:Germany (GER)
International Code:HTR
Cultivar/Brand ID:78/28/16

Purchase Hallertau Tradition Hops

Hallertau Tradition hops are available to be purchased from multiple suppliers. We've conveniently linked to the most popular hop suppliers as well as Every supplier may have different prices, harvest years and amounts available for purchase.

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Origin of Hallertau Tradition Hops

Registered in 1993, Tradition is a daughter of Hallertau Gold. It also has Hallertau Mittelfruher and Saaz in its lineage.

Flavor & Aroma Profile of Hallertau Tradition Hops

Hallertau Tradition is an aroma hop that is typically used in only late boil additions, including dry hopping.

Hallertau Tradtion, or commonly referred to as just 'Tradition', adds an earthy and grassy character atop a nose of nectar fruits.

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Brewing Values for Hallertau Tradition Hops

These are the common ranges that we've seen with Hallertau Tradition hops over the years. Each year's crop can yield hops that have slightly different qualities, so these number ranges are based on history.

Alpha Acid % (AA)
Alpha acids are the main source of bitterness in beer. Longer boil times will result in isomerization of more alpha acids leading to increased bitterness.
5.8% avg
Beta Acid %Beta acids are a component of hop resins responsible for contributing volatile aromatic and flavor properties. Beta acids contribute no bitterness.3-6%
4.5% avg
Alpha-Beta RatioThe ratio of alpha to beta acids dictates the degree to which bitterness fades during aging. 1:1 ratios are common in aroma varieties.1:1 - 2:1
2:1 avg
Co-Humulone as % of AlphaLow cohumulone hops impart a smoother bitterness when added to the boil as opposed to higher ones that add a sharper bitterness to the final beer.23-30%
26.5% avg
Total Oils (mL/100g)These highly volatile, not very soluble oils are easily boiled off, but add flavor and aroma to the finished beer when added very late in the boil or during fermentation. Learn more »0.5-1.9 mL
1.2mL avg
Total Oil Breakdown:
›  MyrceneFlavors: pine, citrus, fruity (β-myrcene) 17-32%
24.5% avg
›  HumuleneFlavors: woody, hoppy, spicy (α-caryophyllene) 35-50%
42.5% avg
›  CaryophylleneFlavors: pepper, spicy, herbal (β-caryophyllene) 10-15%
12.5% avg.
›  FarneseneFlavors: fresh, green, woody (β-farnesene) 0-1%
0.5% avg
›  All OthersIncluding β-pinene, linalool, geranoil & selinene 2-38%

Beer Styles using Hallertau Tradition Hops

Some popular beer styles that make use of the Hallertau Tradition hop include Lager, Pilsner & Wheat.

Hallertau Tradition Hop Substitutions

If the Hallertau Tradition hop is hard to find or if you are simply out of it on brew day, you can try to substitute it with one of these other hops for a similar outcome:

Is Hallertau Tradition available as Cryo/Lupulin powder?

Unfortunately, there is no lupulin powder version of the Hallertau Tradition hop. Neither Yakima Chief Hops (Cryo/LupuLN2) nor Haas (Lupomax) have created versions of this hop in lupulin powder form yet. This new type of hop product is pure concentrated lupulin powder, which leads to more flavor when used in the whirlpool or dry hop additions.

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