Origin and Description

Hallertauer Taurus is a part of the well known Hallertauer family of German hops varieties. It was bred at the Hull Hops Institute in Germany and is prided in its bittering qualities.

Hallertauer Taurus is a high alpha variety with alpha acid content at 12.3 %- 17.9%. The bittering is moderately abundant and this variety adds a pleasant aroma as well to beer. The flavor contribution has a seasoned, flavorful, zesty character.

Hallertauer Taurus Hops Usage

Hallertauer Taurus hops has aromatic and bittering qualities.
Hallertauer Taurus hops is commonly used for both its aromatic qualities as well as its bittering qualities.

Hallertauer Taurus Hops Characteristics

Below is a list of characteristics for hallertauer taurus hops that impact farming, chemistry, transport & trade, beer production, as well as the final character of the finished product.

Hallertauer Taurus Hops Acid Composition

Alpha Acid Composition 12.3%-17.9%Hallertauer Taurus Hops Alpha Acid Composition - 12.3 To 17.9 Percent
Beta Acid Composition 4%-6%Hallertauer Taurus Hops Beta Acid Composition - 4 To 6 Percent
Co-Humulone Composition 23%-25%Hallertauer Taurus Hops Co-Humulone Acid Composition - 23 To 25 Percent

Hallertauer Taurus Hops Cone Physical Characteristics

Hallertauer Taurus Lupulin ColorYellowYellow Lupulin Color for Hallertauer Taurus Hops
Hallertauer Taurus Cone SizeMediumHallertauer Taurus Hop - Medium Cone Size
Hallertauer Taurus Cone DensityModerateHallertauer Taurus Hops - Moderate Cone Density

Hallertauer Taurus Hops Growth, Harvest, and Storage Details

MaturityLate SeasonHallertauer Taurus Hops - Late Season Maturity
YieldYield for Hallertauer Taurus Hops is Low at 1410 - 1587 kg/hectare
Hallertauer Taurus Hops - Low Crop Yields
Growth RateModerate
Hallertauer Taurus Hops - Moderate Growth Rate
Susceptibility to Disease and PestsSusceptible To:
Powdery Mildew,
Resistent To:
Verticillium Wilt,Pernaspora,
Hallertauer Taurus Hops Resistance to Disease & Pests is Moderate
StorabilityHallertauer Taurus Hops maintains 60%-70% alpha acid comtents after 6 months storage at 20 degrees CHallertauer Taurus Hops Storability - Moderate
Ease of HarvestGoodHallertauer Taurus Hops - Good Pickability

Hallertauer Taurus Hops Oil Composition

Total Oil Composition1.4-1.4 mls/100 gramsHallertauer Taurus Hops - Total Oil Compensation 1.4-1.4 mls
Myrcene Oil Composition30%-30%Hallertauer Taurus Hops - Myrcene Oil Compensation 30-30 Percent
Humulene Oil Composition30%-30%Hallertauer Taurus Hops - Humulene Oil Compensation 30-30 Percent
Caryophyllene Oil Composition8.4%-8.4%Hallertauer Taurus Hops - Caryophyllene Oil Compensation 8.4-8.4 Percent.jpg
Farnesene Oil Composition0%-1%Hallertauer Taurus Hops -Farnesene Oil Compensation 0-1 Percent

Hallertauer Taurus Hops Substitutes

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Common Beer Styles for Hallertauer Taurus Hops

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    Hallertauer Taurus Hops Use in Commercial Beers

    WebsiteBrewing Company & Beer or Product
    Willemoes Brauerei