Strisselspalt Hops


Strisselspalt hails from the Alsace region of France around Strasbourg and is likely related to German Spalt and/or Hersbrucker hops. Thought to be an old land race, its acreage is dwindling due to its inherent low yield but it survives largely on the back of a strong domestic demand for the variety. It is considered a pleasant continental-style aroma hop featuring subtle spicy notes, with herbal and floral aromas surrounding an undercurrent of citrus and fruit.

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Also Known As French Strisselspalt, Strisselspalter
Characteristics Pleasant continental-style aroma, herbal, floral, spicy, citrus, fruit
Purpose Aroma
Alpha Acid Composition 1.8%-5.7%
Beta Acid Composition 2.5%-6%
Co-Humulone Composition 20%-27%
Country France
Cone Size Medium
Cone Density Moderate to compact
Seasonal Maturity Mid
Yield Amount 900 kg/hectare (800 lbs/acre)
Growth Rate High to Low
Resistant to Resistant to verticillium wilt
Susceptible to
Storability Retains 60%-70% alpha acid after 6 months storage at 20ºC (68ºF)
Ease of Harvest Moderate
Total Oil Composition 0.6-0.9 mL/100g
Myrcene Oil Composition 35%-52%
Humulene Oil Composition 12%-32%
Caryophyllene Oil 8%-10.3%
Farnesene Oil < 1%
Substitutes LibertyHallertauMt HoodCrystalHersbrucker
Style Guide Lager, Saison, Blonde Ale, Amber Ale, Belgian Ale, Bock, Maibock, Golden Ale, Belgian Pale Ale

Additional information

Weight .055 kg
Dimensions 5 × 5 × 2 cm


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