An aroma variety with good to moderate vigor and good resistance to Verticillium Wilt.
Tettnanger Rhizome Flavor
Noble German dual use hop used in European pale lagers and wheat beers, sometimes with Hallertau. Comes from Tettnang, a small town in southern Baden-Württemberg in Germany. The region produces significant quantities of hops, and ships them to breweries throughout the world. Substitutes: Saaz, Crystal. (Reference)
Hop Growers of America Information
Tettnang is a traditional German land-race variety known for its noble aroma that is pleasant and slightly spicy. It remains
well established in the Tettnang growing region of Germany, and is also grown in Oregon and Washington. American grown
Tettnang is reported to have slightly higher myrcene levels than its German counterpart.
- Commercial Examples:
- German Ales, Wheats, Lagers
- Acid Range (Alpha %)
- Beta Range
- 20–25% of alpha acids
- Total Oils
- 0.4–0.8 Mls. per 100 grams dried hops
34–38% of total oils
- 6–7% of total oils
- 18–23% of total oils
- 5–8% of total oils
- Possible Substitutions
USDA Tettnanger Rhizome Information
USDA ACCESSION NO.: 21041
SELECTION: Seedling selection No. 6761-117 of cross 6761 made at
Corvallis, Oregon in 1967.
PEDIGREE: Tetraploid Fuggle (USDA 21003) x Fuggle seedling 2-4
PRIMARY SITE: USDA World Hop Cultivar Collection, OSU East Farm
ORIGIN: Cross 6761 made in 1967 at Corvallis, Oregon
DATE RECEIVED: Selected and Accession Number assigned in 1971
METHOD RECEIVED: Seedling selection
AVAILABILITY: No restrictions, commercial cultivar
REFERENCES: Haunold, A., C. E. Homer, S. T. Likens, D. D. Roberts
and C. E. Zimmermann. 1976. Registration of Willa-
mette Hop. Crop Sci. 16: 739.
Haunold, A., S. T. Likens, C. E. Homer, G. B.
Nickerson and C. E. Zimmermann. 1977. Columbia and
Willamette, two new aroma type hop varieties. Brewer's
Digest 52:36-39, 56.
LEAF COLOR: Dark green
DISEASES: Downy Mildew: resistant
Verticillium Wilt: tolerant to moderately susceptible
Viruses: free of Prunus, Apple and Hop Mosaic Virus
YIELD: Very good, 1700-2200 lbs/acre
SIDE ARM LENGTH: 24-40 inches
ALPHA ACIDS: 6.6% (10 year range: 5.2 to 11.1)
BETA ACIDS: 3.8% (10 year range: 2.9 to 5.0)
STORAGE STABILITY: Good
OIL: 0.8-1.2 ml/100 g. Humulene 21.2%; caryophyllene 7.4; myrcene 51.0%
Farnesene 5.0%. H/C ratio = 2.89
MAJOR TRAITS: Triploid (2n = 30), seedless even in the presence of fertile males, high yield potential, Fuggle-type aroma profile.
OTHER INFORMATION: Used as Fuggle replacement by a major U.S. brewer. Grown primarily in Oregon. 2100 acres grown in 1986 (mostly in Oregon) produced 3.4 million lbs (6.9% of U.S. production). Major acreage expansion in 1987. In 1997 Willamette ranked third in US hop acreage (7,578 acres) and produced 11.144 mill.lbs.
An aroma variety grown mainly in the Tettnang region of southern Germany with good to moderate vigor, low to medium yield, good resistance to Verticillium Wilt and average resistance to Peronospora (Downy Mildew).
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