A newer German hop, Herkules was bred from a cross between Hallertau Taurus and a Hull male, and released by the Hull Hop Research Center in 2005. Though Herkules offers a unique aroma of spicy, pine, and peppery notes, this varietal is most commonly used as a bittering agent in brews due to its high alpha content.
With an alpha acid range of about 12% to 17%, this hop provides a strong bittering quality in German style Ales and Lagers. The combination of intense flavor and bittering makes Herkules hops a popular brewing ingredient. When in need of a substitute, try parent Hallertau Taurus or Warrior hops. Taste Herkules hops in a craft beer like Deschutes Brewery Hop Henge IPA.
All hops are packaged in oxygen, light and moisture barrier bags. They are purged with nitrogen and stored cold to optimize freshness. Resealable packages feature a tear notch and zipper.
Master Pack Quantities:
1oz - 50 / 150
2oz - 25 / 100
8oz - 25
1lb - 15
5lb - 3