Perle GR Hops

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Bag Size: 100 gm

Perle GR Hops was bred by the Hull Hop Research Institute in Germany from a cross between Northern Brewer and 63/5/27M. Perle GR Hops was introduced in 1978 is one of the most popular varieties grown in Germany, as this variety is used widely in commercial beers around the region.

Perle Hops is also grown in the United States, in Oregon and Washington, but originated in Germany. The Perle hops variety has a healthy bitterness with an alpha acid rating of 5.9%-9.5%. Perle is a fairly high alpha variety for the region. Perle has a spicy character, and the aroma is moderate and pleasing in beer. Perle is compared to Hallertauer Mittelfrüher.

The cohumulone content is low like most of the hops varieties from the region. The German Perle hops variety is on the low side as far as yield when compared to varieties around the globe, however its disease tolerance and demand will keep it at the forefront for a long time to come. The small to medium size cones are ready mid to late season after a moderately vigorous growing cycle. Perle GR Hops are a premium choice for brewing German style beer such as Pilsners, Lagers, Alts, Dunkles and more....


  • Type 90 Hop Pellets

Pack Sizes:

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


  • Specific aroma descriptors include herbal and spicy with delicate floral, fruit and mint tones.


Style Usage:

  • Alt
  • Pilsner
  • Maibock
  • Dunkel
  • Lager
  • Helles
  • Kolsch


Moderate tolerance to downy mildew, with good pickability of a small, compact cone.

Brewing Values

Crop: 2021 Batch: VA-21062 Alpha Acid: 9.5% ON SPECIAL PRICE!

Crop: 2023 Batch: T9023121 Alpha Acid: 5.0%

Perle is used for its slightly spicy, floral aromas, and bittering qualities.

  • Alpha acids 5.9—8.0%
  • Beta acids 3.1—3.6%
  • Alpha:Beta Ratio 2.1
  • Cohumulone 28.0—31.0% (% of alpha acids)
  • Total Oil 0.7—0.9 (mls. of oil per 100g)

Oil Components Expressed as % of total oils

  • B-Pinene 0.2—0.5%
  • Myrcene 25.0—35.0%
  • Linalool 0.2—0.4%
  • Caryophyllene 12.0—16.0%
  • Farnesene < 1.0%
  • Humulene 28.0—34.0%
  • Geraniol 0.2—0.4%


  • Good

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