The major landrace variety in the region of the same name in far southern Germany, Tettnang has common ancestry with Saaz but a unique profile due to its provenance. It is a classic European noble hop. Tettnang s complex and delicate flavors make it ideal for traditional German lagers, particularly Bavarian styles, Weissbiers, and German or Belgian ales. The flavor and aroma is a mix of floral, fruity, herbal and spicy - fresh herbs, grass, dried flowers, citrus peel, black tea. It can have a bit more intensity than Hallertau but with as much balance.
- Hop Type: Dual-Purpose
- Origin: Germany
- Alpha Acid: 3.8%
- Similar Varieties: Saaz, Crystal, Spalter Select, Hersbrucker
- Common Styles: German and Belgian styles