Research for hops…

…because the ensurance of raw material supply for the brewery industry and the future of German hop farms are of prime importance.


Hopfenforschung meets beer experts and hop enthusiasts


Wolnzach/Hüll, 21. Oktober 2019 Last week, eight selected beer bloggers and influencers from all over Germany met in Hüll on Thursday under the motto “Hopfenforschung meets beer experts and hop enthusiasts”.

DIAMANT-new cultivar from the Hop Research Center Hüll


Wolnzach/Hüll, 29. August 2019 On the occasion of the Hop Tour (Hopfenrundfahrt) 2019, the Society of Hop Research presented the new hop variety DIAMANT to the public together with the working group Hop Breeding of the Bavarian State Institute for Agriculture.

Bavarian State Medal for Dr. Johann Pichlmaier


Dr. Johann Pichlmaier, long-standing member of the Managing Committee of the Society of Hop Research, has been awarded the silver Bavarian State Medal by the Bavarian Minister of Agriculture Michaela Kaniber.

Miracle Hops

On average, hop grows 10 centimeters a day.
Under favourable conditions it can even grow 35 centimeters a day!

Miracle Hops 2

1516 – the year of the purity law!
Before its issue in the Bavarian town of Ingolstadt, beer had even been spiced, with henbane, roots, soot or chips.

Miracle Hops 2

On one hectare hop, 3600 up to 4500 hop plants are grown on average that can be left in the ground for approximately 50 years.

Miracle Hops 2

Until harvest at the end of August, one vine takes 5000 up to 10000 cones.