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 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%|
|Beta Acid Composition||4%-6%|
Hallertauer Taurus Hops Cone Physical Characteristics
|Hallertauer Taurus Lupulin Color||Yellow|
|Hallertauer Taurus Cone Size||Medium|
|Hallertauer Taurus Cone Density||Moderate|
Hallertauer Taurus Hops Growth, Harvest, and Storage Details
|Yield||Yield for Hallertauer Taurus Hops is Low at 1410 - 1587 kg/hectare|
|Susceptibility to Disease and Pests||Susceptible To:|
|Storability||Hallertauer Taurus Hops maintains 60%-70% alpha acid comtents after 6 months storage at 20 degrees C|
|Ease of Harvest||Good|
Hallertauer Taurus Hops Oil Composition
|Total Oil Composition||1.4-1.4 mls/100 grams|
|Myrcene Oil Composition||30%-30%|
|Humulene Oil Composition||30%-30%|
|Caryophyllene Oil Composition||8.4%-8.4%|
|Farnesene Oil Composition||0%-1%|
Hallertauer Taurus Hops Substitutes
|Hallertauer Magnum||Hallertaur Magnum is an example to the rest of the hops world that aroma isn't everything. The Hops Research Institute in Hull, Germany produced this variety t...|
Common Beer Styles for Hallertauer Taurus Hops
Hallertauer Taurus Hops Use in Commercial Beers
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