21 June 2017

Breeding Varieties Investigated in Great Detail – Part 1: Screening

Emanating from the global spread of creative beers, interest in hop varieties imparting new nonconventional flavours is rising. Once they are added in the right amount and at the correct time, brewers can perform magic, playing around with a multiplicity of beer flavours – from earthy, resinous to citrus and tropical fruit flavours. The rising demand for hops for exceptional beers also has an influence on German varieties grown. The acreage strung for harvest with the Mandarina Bavaria Hüll breeding variety e.g. with 200 ha overall area has more than doubled compared to the previous year.

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