Hambleton Bard
Hambleton Bard

German hops

Herkules hops


Alpha acid: 12-17%

Beta acid: 4-5.5%

Co-humulone (% of alpha acids): 32-38%

Use: Bittering. Mainly used in German lagers.

Herkules is mainly used for bittering, providing a soft bitterness, but it can also add flavours and aromas of pepper, herbs and melon when used for dry hopping or late kettle addiitions.

Substitute: Magnum, Perle

Code 35105 Pellets 12g, Code 35305 Pellets 100g, Code 35505 Pellets 5 kgs

Hallertauer Hersbrucker

Hallertauer Hersbrucker

Alpha acid: 3-5%

Beta acid: 4-6%

Co-humulone (% of alpha acids): 19-25%

Use: Dual purpose. German and Belgian lagers and ales.

Spicy German hop variety, the most common type used in German beers. Fruit and spice with a floral character.

Substitute: Hallertauer Mittelfrüh, Mt. Hood

Code 35107 Pellets 12g, Code 35307 Pellets 100g, Code 35507 Pellets 5 kgs

Magnum hops


Alpha acid: 12-17%

Beta acid: 4.5-5.5%

Co-humulone (% of alpha acids): 24-25%

Use: Mainly bittering. German and Belgian lagers and ales.

Well suited for early kettle additions, overall very neutral so perfect as a base bittering hop. Soft and balanced bitterness.

Substitute: Galena, Perle, Opal

Code 35110 Pellets 12g, Code 35310 Pellets 100g, Code 35510Pellets 5 kgs



Alpha acid: 13-14%

Beta acid: 3.5-5.5%

Co-humulone (% of alpha acids): 28-34%

Use: Dual purpose. Perfect for German lagers, ales, pilseners and wheat beers.

Opal is a very German type of hop, with a high myrcene content providing spicy and citrusy notes.

Substitute: Perle, Magnum

Code 35060 Pellets 12g, Code 35260 Pellets 100g, Code 35460 Pellets 20 kgs



Alpha acid: 7-9%

Beta acid: 3-5%

Co-humulone (% of alpha acids): 27-32%

Use: Dual purpose. Mainly used in German and Belgian beers.

Perle has a green, fresh and spicy flavour and adds a fine, clean bitterness if added early in the kettle.

Substitute: Magnum, Opal, Hallertauer Hersbrucker

Code 35114 Pellets 12g, Code 35314 Pellets 100g, Code 35514 Pellets 5 kgs

Spalter Select


Alpha acid: 3.5-5.5%

Beta acid: 3-4.5%

Cohumulone (% of alpha acids): 20-28%

Use: Dual purpose. Frequently used in German beers.

Select, or Spalter Select as it is also called, was developed to create a more powerful version of Spalt. Spicy German aroma.

Substitute: Saaz, Spalt, Tettnanger

Code 35116 Pellets 12g, Code 35316 Pellets 100g, Code 35516 Pellets 5 kgs



Alpha acid: 4-5%

Beta acid: 3-4.5%

Co-humulone (% of alpha acids): 20-25%

Use: Dual purpose. Frequently used in German wheat beers and lagers.

Classic German hop type, very aromatic, which will generate a mild, spicy and flowery aroma.

Substitute: Saaz, Hallertauer Hersbrucker

Code 35118 Pellets 12g, Code 35318 Pellets 100g, Code 35518 Pellets 5 kgs