Beer styles: lagers, ales, stout 

Origin: Herkules is a high-yielding high alpha hop variety released in 2005

Brewing characteristic: high alpha hop with very high bitter value, spicy aroma, hint of black currant

Agronomics: 2200-2800 kg/ha, good storage stability

Alpha acids: 12.0-17.0 %

Beta acids: 4.0-6.0 %

Co-humulone: 32-38 % of alpha acids

Total oil: 1.6-2.5 ml / 100 grams

Aroma: spicy, current-like

Myrcene: 30-50 % of whole oil

Caryophyllene: 7-12 % of whole oil

Humulene: 30-45 % of whole oil

Farnesene: <1 % of whole oil

Recommended use and hopping: hop extracts or pellets, first hopping