Hallertauer Mittelfrüh has made its mark on the world of brewing, and is known for its slightly spicy aroma and character. It has moderately high myrcene, and caryophyllene oil, which help contribute to the aroma profile in the finished brew.
Pedigree: German Hallertau Varietal
Brewing Usage: Aroma
Aroma: Mild, yet spicy, with floral and citrus tones.
Typical Beer Styles: German Pilsner, Pale Ale, Wheat, German Lager
Alpha Acids: 3-5.5%
Beta Acids: 3-5%
Total Oil: 0.7-1.3 mL/100g
Humulene: 55-55.2% of total oil
Caryophyllene: 14.5-14.7% or total oil
Farnesene: < 1.0% of total oil
General Trade Perception: Stronger spicy aroma and flavour characteristics than other Hallertauer varietals