Styrian Wolf Hop
|Cultivar/Brand ID:||74/134, HUL035|
|Ownership:||™ Slovenian Institute for Hop Research|
Purchase Styrian Wolf Hops
This hop can be purchased at Yakima Valley Hops.
Origin and Geneology of the Styrian Wolf Hop
Styrian Wolf was developed by the Slovenian Institute for Hop Research and Brewing in Žalec Slovenia.
Flavor & Aroma Profile of Styrian Wolf Hops
Styrian Wolf is a dual-purpose hop that can be used in all hop additions throughout the brewing process.
Styrian Wolf hops have intense fruity and floral notes including flavors of sweet tropical fruits and complex aromas of mango, coconut, lemongrass, elderflower and even a touch of violet.
Brewing Values for Styrian Wolf Hops
These are the common ranges that we've seen with Styrian Wolf 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.||2.1-6%4.1% 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.||2:1 - 9:15:1 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 »||22-23%22.5% 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 »||0.7-4.5 mL2.6mL avg|
|Total Oil Breakdown:|
|› MyrceneFlavors: resinous, citrus, fruity (β-myrcene)||60-70%65% avg|
|› HumuleneFlavors: woody, noble, spicy (α-caryophyllene)||5-9%7% avg|
|› CaryophylleneFlavors: pepper, woody, herbal (β-caryophyllene)||2-3%2.5% avg.|
|› FarneseneFlavors: fresh, green, floral (β-farnesene)||4-7%5.5% avg|
|› All OthersIncluding β-pinene, linalool, geranoil & selinene||11-29%|
Beer Styles using Styrian Wolf Hops
Some popular beer styles that make use of the Styrian Wolf hop include IPA, Pale Ale, British Ale & Belgian Ale.
Styrian Wolf Hop Substitutions
If the Styrian Wolf 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 Styrian Wolf substitutions.
There are no manually picked substitutions for this hop. You can instead use our tool that uses data to find similar hops.
Is Styrian Wolf available in lupulin powder?
Unfortunately, there is no lupulin powder version of the Styrian Wolf hop. Neither Yakima Chief Hops (Cryo/LupuLN2), Haas (Lupomax) or Hopsteiner have created versions of this hop 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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