Varieties
OREGON HOP VARIETY: LIBERTY

Pedigree: 1991 - Cross between tetraploid female hop cultivar Hallertauer mittelfruh and downy mildew resistant male, naturally seedless.

Maturity: Late August through September

Yield: 1000-1700 lb./ac. or 1100-1900 kg./ha.

Growth Habit: Columnar and quite vigorous

Disease Reaction: Moderately resistant to downy mildew - no Verticillium wilt symptoms observed in test plots.

Cone-Structure: Smallish plump, quite dense cones

Quality Averages:

  • Lupulin: Moderate amounts, dark yellow in color
  • Aroma: Mild and pleasant, quite fine

Alpha Acids 4.2% Beta Acids 3.4%
Alpha/Beta Ratio 1.2 Co-Humulone 23.0%
Humulone 77.0% Storage (% lost) 59.0%
Oil Content (mls/100g) 1.2 Humulene ( % in oil) 28.6%
Caryophyllene 8.5% Hum/Cary Ratio 3.36
Farnesene 0.0%    

General Trade Perception: Aroma variety very similar to imported Hallertauer.

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