Spalt Select Hops
Included in the class of noble varieties of hops because of its low co-humulone content, Spalt Select was bred to be similar to Tettnanger, Spalt and Saaz in aroma and flavor. Crossed between Spalter and Hallertauer Mittelfrühner at the Hop Research Center in Hüll, Bavaria and released in 1993, it retains the spicy, grassy aroma of both with some tones of berries and citrus. Anheuser Busch imported it to the US to replace Spalter and Tettanager.
Used in: Lagers, Pilsners and German-Style beers. Kölsch, Belgian and French Ales.
Diseases: Resistant to downy mildew and verticillium mildew. Moderately resistant to powdery mildew.