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Purchase Hüller Bitterer Hops
Hüller Bitterer hops are available to be purchased at multiple suppliers. We've conveniently linked to the most popular hop suppliers as well as Amazon.com. Every supplier may have different prices, harvest years and amounts available for purchase.
Origin and Geneology of the Hüller Bitterer Hop
The Huller Bitterer hop was descended from Northern Brewer and released in 1970.
German hops begin to be harvested annually in the fall starting at the end of August into September.
Flavor & Aroma Profile of Hüller Bitterer Hops
Hüller Bitterer is a bittering hop that is commonly used only to bitter the beer during brewing, and not for too much flavor and aromas.
Hüller Bitterer has good bittering qualities, but production has decreased immensely over the years due to other hops having better storage.
Brewing Values for Hüller Bitterer Hops
These are the common ranges that we've seen with Hüller Bitterer 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. Learn more »
|Beta Acid %Beta acids are a component of hop resins responsible for contributing volatile aromatic and flavor properties. Beta acids contribute no bitterness.||4.5-5.5%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 - 2:11:1 avg|
|Co-Humulone as % of AlphaLow cohumulone hops may impart a smoother bitterness when added to the boil as opposed to higher ones that add a sharper bitterness to the final beer. Learn more »||26-31%28.5% 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 »||1-1.5 mL1.3mL avg|
|Total Oil Breakdown:|
|› MyrceneFlavors: resinous, citrus, fruity (β-myrcene)||28-51%39.5% avg|
|› HumuleneFlavors: woody, noble, spicy (α-caryophyllene)||9-21%15% avg|
|› CaryophylleneFlavors: pepper, woody, herbal (β-caryophyllene)||5-8%6.5% avg.|
|› FarneseneFlavors: fresh, green, floral (β-farnesene)||0-1%0.5% avg|
|› All OthersIncluding β-pinene, linalool, geranoil & selinene||19-58%|
Beer Styles using Hüller Bitterer Hops
Some popular beer styles that make use of the Hüller Bitterer hop include ESB, German Ale & Lager.
Hüller Bitterer Hop Substitutions
If the Hüller Bitterer hop is hard to find or if you are simply out of it on brew day, you can try to substitute it with a similar hop. The old way of choosing replacement hops was done by experience and "feel". There is nothing wrong with that way. However, we wanted to build a data-driven tool to find your Hüller Bitterer substitutions.
There are no manually picked substitutions for this hop variety. You can instead use our tool that uses data to find similar hops.
Is Hüller Bitterer available in lupulin powder?
Unfortunately, there is no lupulin powder version of the Hüller Bitterer hop. Neither Yakima Chief Hops (Cryo/LupuLN2), Haas (Lupomax) or Hopsteiner have created versions of this hop variety in lupulin powder form yet. Too bad too - it is pure hop lupulin powder, which leads to huge, concentrated flavor when used in the whirlpool or dry hop additions.
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