German Merkur

Pedigree

Cross between Hallertau Magnum and 81/8/13

Brewing Usage

Bittering

Aroma

Strong earthy, floral and citrus impressions

Possible Substitutions

Typical Beer Styles

  • Lager

Additional Information

The first mildew-resistant variety from the Hop Research Center in Hull, Germany

Alpha Acids

12.0 - 15.0%

Beta Acids

3.5 - 7.0%

Co-Humulone

16 - 20%

Total Oil

2.2 - 2.8 mL / 100g

Myrcene

25 - 35% of total oil

Humulene

35 - 50% of total oil

Caryophyllene

9 - 15% of total oil

Farnesene

< 1% of total oil

General Trade Perception

High alpha variety with high bitter value, good aroma, strong storage stability and low co-humulone



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