Hop Plant Variety: Perle

Perle was bred from Northern Brewer at the Hop Research Center in Huell, Germany. It is well established in Germany and is also grown in both Oregon and Washington. Perle is a dual purpose variety with moderate alpha levels and a nice aroma profile. It is popular with growers due to its high yields and resistance to downy mildew and wilt.


Alpha Acids: 7-9.5%

Beta: 4-5%

Yield #’s / acre: 1,160 – 1,600

Purpose: Dual

Co-Humulone  27-32%

Seasonal Maturity: Early

Growth Rate: Moderate

Sidearm Length: 24-30”

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Resistant to:  Downy  Mildew

Susceptible to: Moderate to Powdery Mildew

Style Guide: Lagers, Pilsner, Kolsch, Belgian Strong Ale

Aroma: Floral, Spicy, Mint, Pine, Herbal

Substitutes: Northern Brewer


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