Origin and Description
Strisselspalt Hops is one of the few hops varieties from France. Other varieties from the country include Elsasser Hops, Precoce de Bourgogne, and Tardif de Bourgogne. Strisselspalt is a natural variety grown mainly around Stasbourg.
Strisselspalt hops is very much an aroma variety with a 1:1 alpha beta ratio and alpha acid content ranging from 3.0%-5.0%. It has a low co-humulone content as well measuring at 20.0%-25.0%. All oils are moderate with the exception of farnesene oil which barely registers. The aroma is described as having a mild pleasant hoppy bouquet....perfect for a good brew.
Strisselspalt is used around the world by breweries, and is sought after for its aromatic qualities. Strisselspalt has helped to shape many of the varying style beers from the French breweries. Its a low yielding plant of medium size cones which are moderately compact. Despite the susceptibility to disease and fungus, Strisselspalt lives on due to the demand of this industry shaping hops variety.
Strisselspalt Hops Usage
Strisselspalt hops is commonly used as as aroma agent in beer.
Strisselspalt Hops Characteristics
Below is a list of characteristics for strisselspalt hops that impact farming, chemistry, transport & trade, beer production, as well as the final character of the finished product.
Strisselspalt Hops Acid Composition
|Alpha Acid Composition
|Beta Acid Composition
Strisselspalt Hops Cone Physical Characteristics
|Strisselspalt Lupulin Color||Dark Yellow|
|Strisselspalt Cone Size||Medium|
|Strisselspalt Cone Density||Moderate to Compact|
Strisselspalt Hops Growth, Harvest, and Storage Details
|Yield||Yield for Strisselspalt Hops is Low to Moderate at 1350 - 1800 kg/hectare|
|Susceptibility to Disease and Pests|
|Storability||Strisselspalt Hops maintains 60%-70% alpha acid comtents after 6 months storage at 20 degrees C|
|Ease of Harvest||Good|
Strisselspalt Hops Oil Composition
Strisselspalt Hops Substitutes
|Mount Hood||Mt Hood is another descendant of the Hallertau family of Hops and is specifically a cross between a colchicine induced tetraploid Hallertau Mittelfrueh and USDA...|
|Crystal||Crystal Hops was born in 1983, created in Corvallis Oregon. Drink a Rogue Brutal Bitter, and say colchicine induced tetraploid three times. This type of Hall...|
|Hersbrucker||Hersbrucker Hops was the gift of the earth from the Hersbruck district in Hallertau Germany. This variety, found from natural selection, has been taking over a...|
Common Beer Styles for Strisselspalt Hops
|Belgian Pale Ale|
Strisselspalt Hops Use in Commercial Beers