Bred at Hülll from English Northern Brewer stock, Perle became extremely popular with German growers and brewers after its release in 1978. Primarily an aroma hop, in an excellent year it can have high enough alpha content for use as bittering as well. Its combination of delicacy and brightness go well with the clean flavors of European lagers and cold-fermented ales, as well as the yeast character of many Belgian beers. Some brewers also find nontraditional use for its flavors in blends for pale ale and other hoppy warm-fermented styles. Its aroma is lively and sweet with harmonized suggestions of fresh mint and spice in the nose. On the palate, Perle shows a complex mix of floral and spice with mild to medium intensity.
|Alpha Acid:||7.0 - 9.5%|
|Similar Varieties:||Liberty, Northern Brewer, Cluster|
|Common Styles:||Continental Ales and Lagers|
Hop Storage Policy
To preserve freshness, all of our hops are stored frozen in nitrogen flushed; oxygen and light barrier foil packages. Hops lot codes are available on request.
Hop vendor and package printing may vary depending on market availability.
Some 1lb hops are stored in our off-site freezer facility. You can confirm the hops are in store and ready for pickup by placing an in store pickup order and waiting for a ready pickup confirmation. In store pickup orders placed by 2:00 PM are ready for pickup after 3:00 PM.