aroma profile: Tropical Fruit, Herbal
Bred at the Hop Research Institute in Hüll and released in 2012, Polaris was commercialized as a new, German variety in response to growing demand from the craft beer industry for distinct flavor profiles. It features extremely high alpha content along with intense mint flavors.
Aroma: Specific aroma descriptors include mint, pineapple and menthol.
Alpha Acid18 - 23%
Beta Acid4.5 - 6%
Co-humulone22 - 28%
Total Oil4 - 5 mL/100g
Myrcene49 - 51% of total oil
Linalool0.1 - 0.4% of total oil
Caryophyllene8 - 13% of total oil
Farnesene< 1.0% of total oil
Humulene20 - 35% of total oil
Geraniol0 - 0% of total oil
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