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 aromatic qualities.
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 3%-5%Strisselspalt Hops Alpha Acid Composition - 3 To 5 Percent
Beta Acid Composition 3%-5.5%Strisselspalt Hops Beta Acid Composition - 3 To 5.5 Percent
Co-Humulone Composition 20%-25%Strisselspalt Hops Co-Humulone Acid Composition - 20 To 25 Percent

Strisselspalt Hops Cone Physical Characteristics

Strisselspalt Lupulin ColorDark YellowDark Yellow Lupulin Color for Strisselspalt Hops
Strisselspalt Cone SizeMediumStrisselspalt Hop - Medium Cone Size
Strisselspalt Cone DensityModerate to CompactStrisselspalt Hops - Moderate to Compact Cone Density

Strisselspalt Hops Growth, Harvest, and Storage Details

MaturityLate SeasonStrisselspalt Hops - Late Season Maturity
YieldYield for Strisselspalt Hops is Low to Moderate at 1350 - 1800 kg/hectare
Strisselspalt Hops - Low to Moderate Crop Yields
Growth RateVigorous
Strisselspalt Hops - Vigorous Growth Rate
Susceptibility to Disease and PestsStrisselspalt Hops Resistance to Disease & Pests is Poor
StorabilityStrisselspalt Hops maintains 60%-70% alpha acid comtents after 6 months storage at 20 degrees CStrisselspalt Hops Storability - Moderate
Ease of HarvestGoodStrisselspalt Hops - Good Pickability

Strisselspalt Hops Oil Composition

Total Oil Composition0.6-0.9 mls/100 gramsStrisselspalt Hops - Total Oil Compensation 0.6-0.9 mls
Myrcene Oil Composition20%-30%Strisselspalt Hops - Myrcene Oil Compensation 20-30 Percent
Humulene Oil Composition15%-25%Strisselspalt Hops - Humulene Oil Compensation 15-25 Percent
Caryophyllene Oil Composition8%-10%Strisselspalt Hops - Caryophyllene Oil Compensation 8-10 Percent.jpg
Farnesene Oil Composition0%-1%Strisselspalt Hops -Farnesene Oil Compensation 0-1 Percent

Strisselspalt Hops Substitutes

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Common Beer Styles for Strisselspalt Hops

    Beer Style
    Blonde Ale
    Amber Ale
    Belgian Ale
    Mai Bock
    Golden Ale
    Belgian Pale Ale

    Strisselspalt Hops Use in Commercial Beers

    WebsiteBrewing Company & Beer or Product
    Brasserie Kronenburg
    Brasserie Météor
    Brasserie Dupont
    Organic Saison
    Brasseri Lauth
    Brasseri Lauth
    Breckenridge Brewery
    Pandora's Bock
    Pearl Street Brewery
    Mai Bock
    Southern Oregon Brewing Company
    Mad Fox Brewing Company
    Belgian Pale Ale