Herkules Pellet Hops 1 OZ (German)
Herkules is a newer German hop; 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.
Alpha Acid: 12 - 17%