Bouclier FR Hops
Bouclier FR Hops
Bouclier FR Hops
Bouclier FR Hops
Bouclier FR Hops
Bouclier FR Hops
Bouclier FR Hops

Bouclier FR Hops

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A new challenge. The most recent creation of the French varietal research program. Bouclier offers another possible approach for the use of French hops.

Bouclier has a combination of French and English aromas: fruit, citrus, herbs, spices and esters, which allows it bring a French touch to English-style beers.


  • Type 90 Hop Pellets

Pack Size:

  • 100g
  • 250g (SAVE 10% OFF 100g Price)
  • 500g (SAVE 15% OFF 100g Price)
  • 1Kg (SAVE 20% OFF 100g Price)
  • 5 Kg (SAVE 30% OFF 100g Price)


Bouclier (French for shield), is a 2005 cross variety between Strisselspalt hops grown in Sessenheim, Alsace (France); and a male plant grown in Wye, Kent (UK).  Wye Challenger, Early Bird Golding and Northern Brewer are all part of its genealogy.  Bouclier is a small scale variety that is currently being tested by 10 producers who are carefully following its progress over 6 hectares (15 acres). 

Aroma & Flavour:

  • Spiced: Pepper, lovage, garlic, nutmeg, ginger

Technical Data:

  • Harvest: 2018 Lot: 18-0100
  • Alpha: 3.3%
  • HSI: 0.40
Alpha acid 7.9-8.5 %
Beta acids 2.4-3.3 %
Colupulone 42-47 %
Total Oil 1.1-1.6ml/100g
Myrcene 38 %
Humulene 34 %
Monoterpene 46 %
Sesquiterpene 54 %
Humulene / Caryophyllene 3.4 %
Linalool 7.8 mg/100g

Style Guidance:

  • Biere de Saison
  • Imperial Stout
  • Lager Blonde
  • Pils
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