Origin and Description
American Tettnanger Hops gets its heritage from a clone of Swiss Tettnanger Hops, which originated from the variety found naturally from the Tettnanger region in Germany near the southern border. German Tettnanger is a land race variety that is esteemed in its tradition for German-Style Lagers and Pilsners.
U.S. Tettnanger is a dual use hops that is regarded as a noble variety. It is comparable to Saaz hops in many ways, and has a clean bitterness character coming from its low alpha acid content (4.0%-5.0%). The alpha beta ratio is nearly 1:1, and the co-humulone is low at 20.0%-25.0% giving it the noble character foundation. The aroma is a floral spice and comes from the moderately abundant oils, including farnesene oil. American Tettnanger Hops is going to be suitable for kettle additions in the wort for both aroma and bitterness, and is going to make a suitable dry hopper as well in the brew keg or fermenter.
American Grown Tettnanger Hops is resistant to Downy Mildew yet susceptible to Prunus Necrotic Ring-Spot Virus. Its character makes up for the low yield of around 1000-1340 lbs/acre. The small to medium size cones are harvested early for Tettnanger. It has found its place on the taps of breweries in the U.S....and U.S. Tettnanger can be found in its traditional form including Lagers and Pilsners, but also in many different style of American Ales.
Tettnanger (US) Hops Usage
Tettnanger (US) hops is commonly used for both its aromatic qualities as well as its bittering qualities.
Tettnanger (US) Hops Characteristics
Below is a list of characteristics for tettnanger (us) hops that impact farming, chemistry, transport & trade, beer production, as well as the final character of the finished product.
Tettnanger (US) Hops Acid Composition
|Alpha Acid Composition
|Beta Acid Composition
Tettnanger (US) Hops Cone Physical Characteristics
|Tettnanger (US) Lupulin Color||Pale Yellow|
|Tettnanger (US) Cone Size||Small to Medium|
|Tettnanger (US) Cone Density||Moderate|
Tettnanger (US) Hops Growth, Harvest, and Storage Details
|Yield||Yield for Tettnanger (US) Hops is Low at 1000 - 1340 kg/hectare|
|Susceptibility to Disease and Pests|
|Storability||Tettnanger (US) Hops maintains 55%-60% alpha acid comtents after 6 months storage at 20 degrees C|
|Ease of Harvest||Poor to Good|
Tettnanger (US) Hops Oil Composition
Tettnanger (US) Hops Substitutes
|Spalter Select||Spalt Select Hops was bred as a cross between Spalt and Hallertauer Mittlefrüh by the Hops Research Institute in Hull, Germany. Its origination is circa late ...|
|Polnisher Lublin||Polnisher Lublin is also the name given to the 'Lublin (Lubelski) Hops. Please go there for more information....|
|Saaz||Saaz Hops has changed the world of brewing forever, as it is an esteemed and honored variety that helped to define European Lagers and Bohemian Pilsners. It is...|
|Santiam||Santiam Hops was released in 1997 by the USDA and is a cross between 1/3 German Tettnanger, 1/3 Hallertauer Mittelfrüh, and 1/3 tetrapoild USDA Male. Both of ...|
Ultra Hops is was bred by the hops research program in Corvallis, Oregon in 1983 and is a triploid variety. Ultra Hops is ideal for Pilsners, Wheat and Bock...
|Tettnanger (GR)||Tettnanger Hops gets its name from the Tettnang area of Germany. Tettnang is a famous hops growing region (and town) near the southern border, near Lake Bodens...|
Common Beer Styles for Tettnanger (US) Hops
|California Blonde Ale|
|American Amber Ale|
Tettnanger (US) Hops Use in Commercial Beers