Hop Plant Variety: Liberty

Liberty is a triploid Hallertau variety that was bred by U.S.D.A. Of the four triploid Hallertau mf varieties released by U.S.D.A., Liberty most closely resembles the Hallertau mf cultivar. It is typically used in Lager, Pilsner, Bock, US Wheat, and Kölsch beers.


Alpha Acids: 3-5%

Beta: 3-4%

Yield #’s / acre: 1,000 – 1,700

Purpose: Aroma

Co-Humulone:  24-28%

Seasonal Maturity: Mid to Late

Growth Rate: Very High

Sidearm Length: 12-30”

Cone Size: Medium

Cone Density: Compact

Resistant to:  Moderately to Downy Mildew

Susceptible to:

Style Guide:  Lagers, Pilsners, Bock, Wheat, Kolsch, Pale Ales

Aroma: Spicy, Citrus

Substitutes: Hallertau, Mt Hood


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