Merkur

Pedigree: Cross between Hallertau Magnum and 81/8/13
Brewing Usage: Bittering
Aroma: Strong earthy, floral and citrus impressions
Alpha Acids: 12.0 – 15.0%
Beta Acids: 3.5 – 7.0%
Co-Humulone: 16 – 20% of alpha acids
Storage Stability:
Total Oil: 2.2 – 2.8 mL/100g
Myrcene: 25 – 35% of total oil
Humulene: 35 – 50% of total oil
Caryophyllene: 9 – 15% of total oil
Farnesene: <1% of total oil General Trade Perception: High alpha variety with high bitter value, good aroma, strong storage stability and low co-humulone
Possible Substitutions: Magnum, German Taurus, German Tradition
Typical Beer Styles: Lager
Additional Information: The first mildew-resistant variety from the Hop Research Center in Hüll, Germany