These varieties are characterized by a high content of alpha acids and their yield during growing. They are mainly used for making hop extracts that facilitate storage and dosing when brewing beer.
Description: This German variety is the most commonly used representative in this category. It was bred in Germany and it is characterized by its pure bitterness.
Tip: Most commonly used for making lager.
Description: German variety of hops that is characterized by a very high content of alpha-acids and fine aroma. It is also characterized by medium-rich bitter flavour with a savoury character.
Tip: This variety is suitable for making strong lagers.
Description: This variety is distinguished by its excellent aroma profile that was achieved by cross-breeding the Brewers Gold and USDA male varieties.
Tip: Suitable for first hopping and for making lager.
Description: Originally an English variety, bred from the Goldings variety. It was also used for breeding in Belgium. Its characteristic feature is a very high content of alpha-acid.
Tip: Suitable for use during first and second hopping, as well as for making high-quality lagers. This variety is also suitable as an alternative to other kinds of hops.