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.

News

I.H.G.C. list of international hop varieties

23.11.2022

The Scientific-Technical Commission is annually compiling and updating the I.H.G.C. list of international hop varieties produced in each hop-growing nation. This official variety list of the I.H.G.C. is intended as an aid for the official certification procedure and shall provide an up-to-date overview of the increasingly confusing and highly dynamic field of international hop variety diversity. Usually, it is published every year briefly prior to the BrauBeviale trade fair in Nuremberg in November.

Open day in Hüll

14.07.2022

In bright summer weather and high temperatures, around 3,000 hop enthusiasts came to Hüll on Sunday, June 26, 2022, to learn about current research projects, visit the new vegetation hall and enjoy a sip or two of cool beer afterwards.

General Meeting 2022

31.03.2022

Wolnzach/Hüll, March 24, 2022 The general meeting of the Society for Hop Research e.V. (GfH) traditionally took place at the start of the new hop season on March 24, 2022 at the German Hop Museum, Wolnzach.

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.