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, pineapple and menthol flavors.
Alpha Acids: 18-23%
Beta Acids: 4.5-6.0%
Used For: Aroma
Styles: American and Belgian-style Ales