HS-Nobility™ was developed by Hopsteiner working with Rahr and BSG, added to homebrew offerings after multiple rounds of brewing trials at the Rahr Technical Center. This hopFounded in 1845, Hopsteiner is a sixth-generation grower that continues to advance the industry as one of the foremost international hop growing, breeding,
- Origin: United States
- Alpha Acid Range: 4.2 – 4.5%
- Beta Acid Range: 4.9 – 5.3%
- Co-Humulone as: of Alpha 27%
- Total Oil mL/100 g: .07
- Myrcene: 34-38%
- Humulene: 22.0-22.4%
- Farnesene: 6.4-7.6%
- Linalool: 1.0-1.2%
Brewing Application: Dual-purpose blend for classic lagers from Pils to Bock, as well as hop-forward craft lager
styles, Kölsch, Altbier, or any beer that calls for a balanced and refi ned hop character.
Breeding/Development: Breeding / Development: HS-Nobility™ was developed specifically for lager brewing, with a focus on a balanced noble-style hop character. After multiple rounds of brewing trials at the Rahr Technical Center, it was added to the BSG Hop Solutions Program portfolio in 2020.
Sensory: Beers brewed with HS-Nobility exhibit primary aromas and flavors of citrus (lemon, orange), lemongrass, green tea, and herbaceous, with a mixture of floral and spice.
BSG Hops offers an extensive range of domestic and imported hops. All of our hops are hand selected for quality by our expert staff. We buy only the very best quality from the best growers here in the United States, and around the world including Germany, England, the Czech Republic, New Zealand, Australia and Slovenia.