Playing with tradition

It often takes just a little twist in the familiar game to make a big difference. Discover the possibilities with Hopsteiner hop oils.

 

Flavoring Extracts

Spicily refined with a fruity note or a light lemon flavor. Hopsteiner hop oils, introduce variation and creativity to the flavor of your beer – experience the real WOW effect and unique taste sensation. Discover our selection now, create new flavors and learn more about the origin, production, and usage of our hop oils.  

Product advantages of hop oils

  • No application of solid plant material, therefore less beer loss
  • No input of nitrates or microbes
  • Reduction of hop dosage towards the end of boiling / whirlpool or during dry hopping
  • Unlimited flexibility in the brewing process, especially in high-gravity brewing
  • Reduction of the carbon footprint
  • High yields due to excellent solubility of aroma components.

Type Noble

were specially developed for use before or during filtration and replace late hop additions in the brewhouse. The result is a "late hop aroma" that combines floral, spicy and citrus notes. Products of the Noble family have a high to very high content of linalool. Bitter substances are not contained.

Late Hop Aroma

Noble

Floral • Citrusy • Spicy

is produced from hop extracts by fractionation and is used to replace late hops in the brewhouse. The creates a "late hop aroma" in beer, is enriched with linalool and contains only a small amount of highly volatile components. With its citrusy and floral notes, the oil is often used in bottom-fermented beers.

Datasheet
Type Noble
Application

Addition into the storage tank, ideally before the last filtration step

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Highly enriched linalool

Dosage of the standard dilution

2 - 10 ml/hl

Noble Plus

Floral • Citrusy

is produced from hop extracts by fractionation and is used to replace late hop additions in the brewhouse. The "late hop aroma" has a high enrichment of linalool as well as a very low proportion of highly volatile components. With its citrusy and floral notes, the oil is often used in bottom-fermented as well as in alcohol free beers.

Datasheet
Type Noble Plus
Application

Addition into the storage tank, ideally before the last filtration step

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Very highly enriched linalool

Dosage of the standard dilution

1–5 ml/hl

Noble Spicy

Herbal • Spicy • Citrusy • Floral

is produced from hop extracts by fractionation and is used to replace late hop additions in the brewhouse. The composition of various leading hop substances is characterised by an light herbal, mild spicy aroma and is used in bottom-fermented and top-fermented beers.

Datasheet
Type Noble Spicy
Application

Addition in the storage tank, ideally before the last filtration step

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Enriched linalool and other selected lead substances

Dosage of the standard dilution

2-10 ml/hl

Type Dry

are usually added during fermentation and provide a typical "dry hopping aroma". Compared to conventional dry hopping with pellets, a better yield of aroma substances can be achieved. The flavour is spicy, herbal or typical of the variety. Bitter substances are not contained.

Dry Hop Aroma

Generic

spicy • herbal • resinous

provides a typical "dry hopping aroma" by containing the full range of essential hop oils. The aroma is spicy and herbal.

Datasheet
Type Dry Generic
Application

Application during fermentation/maturation

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Contains the lead substances myrcene, humulene and caryophyllene

Dosage of the standard dilution

50–500 ml/hl

Variety Specific

spicy • herbal • citrusy • fruity • floral • resinous • sugarlike • micellaneous

provides a typical "dry hopping aroma" of the variety used. It contains the full range of essential hop oils that makes up the variety.

Datasheet
Type Dry Solero
Application

Application during fermentation/maturation

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Contains the leading substances of a specific hop variety

Dosage of the standard dilution

50–500 ml/hl

Type Essential

are used before or during filtration and replace late hop additions in the brewhouse - a typical "late hop" and/or "dry hop" aroma is the result. Soluble aroma substances are enriched and hop aroma substances are reduced for the special character of a variety. The yield is excellent and the hop aroma is floral, spicy, citrusy and fruity - without bitter substances.

Late & Dry Hop Aroma

Variety Specific

Fruity • Citrusy • Spicy • Floral • Sugarlike • Miscellaneous

ensures a typical "late hop" and/or "dry hop" aroma depending on the hop variety. Beer-soluble aroma substances were enriched and non-polar hop aroma substances were reduced for the special character of a variety. The yields are excellent.

Datasheet
Type Essential
Application

Addition into the storage tank, ideally before the last filtration step

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Enriched fractions of beer soluble aroma compounds of a specific hop variety.

Dosage of the standard dilution

1-40 ml/hl

Type Hoptanical

are used before or during filtration and combines hop and plant aromas. The result is a diversification that knows no bounds and ranges from fruity to herbal. Bitter substances are not included.

Aroma Diversification

Lemon Myrtle

Citrusy • Miscellaneous • Floral • Herbal

Hops meet lemon myrtle: Selected hop oil fractions are combined with the natural aroma of lemon myrtle for a refreshing, citrusy taste.

Datasheet
Type Hoptanical Lemon Myrtle
Application

Addition into the storage tank, ideally before the last filtration step

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Selected hop oil fractions with natural aroma of lemon myrtle

Dosage of the standard dilution

5–20 ml/hl

Nutgrass

Miscellaneous • Herbal • Spicy • Resinous

Hops meets nut grass tuber: Selected hop oil fractions are combined with the natural aroma of nut grass tuber for a fancy spicy and herbal taste.

Datasheet
Type Hoptanical Nutgrass
Application

Addition into the storage tank, ideally before the last filtration step

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Selected hop oil fractions with natural aroma of nut grass

Dosage of the standard dilution

5–20 ml/hl

Cardamom

Spicy • Fruity • Miscellaneous

Hops meet cardamom: Selected hop oil fractions are combined with the natural aroma of cardamom for a fancy fruity and spicy taste.

Datasheet
Type Hoptanical Cardamom
Application

Addition into the storage tank, ideally before the last filtration step

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Selected hop oil fractions with natural aroma of cardamom

Dosage of the standard dilution

5–20 ml/hl

Ginger

Citrusy • Miscellaneous • Fruity

Hops meets ginger: Selected hop oil fractions are combined with natural ginger aroma for a citrusy, fruity taste with a subtle spicy kick.

Datasheet
Type Hoptanical Ginger
Application

Addition into the storage tank, ideally before the last filtration step

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Selected hop oil fractions with natural aroma of ginger

Dosage of the standard dilution

5–20 ml/hl

Sample Pack

Time to get to know our Hopsteiner hop oils because a sip says more than a thousand words. Choose your four favorites from our ten varieties and order your individual tasting package directly to your home - We hope you enjoy the taste test. Cheers!

 
 

FAQ

Our hop oils are specially developed products for the efficient and targeted flavoring of beers and beverages. Depending on the hop oil type, different leading substances and aroma components of hops are highlighted.

No, the hop oils are completely free from any bitter substances.

Hop oils of the TYPE DRY VARIETY SPECIFIC correspond to the variety typical composition of the hop oil components. TYPE ESSENTIAL VARIETY SPECIFIC contain enriched fractions of the beer-soluble aroma substances of a specific hop variety.

All hop oils should ideally be stored between 1 - 10°C. Under these conditions, they are stable for 1 to 2 years when unopened, depending on the TYPE (see corresponding product data sheet). If several dosages are made from one container, they should not be used for many weeks in order to guarantee consistant product stability.

This depends on the product application and country-specific regulations. As a rule, a declaration as "natural hop flavouring" is suitable and may have to be checked in individual cases. TYPE HOPTANICAL is usually declared as "natural flavouring preparation".

The hop oils are obtained from natural hop products exclusively by means of gentle, physical processes.

In order to ideally preserve the aroma properties of the oils, they are packaged in aluminum bottles of various container sizes.

Yes, all hop oils are made exclusively from hops. Only TYPE HOPTANICAL is enriched with other natural flavor extracts.

For a practicable dosage and a homogeneous distribution of the aroma substances in the beverage, dilution is necessary

In the case of the hop oil products TYPE DRY VARIETY SPECIFIC and TYPE ESSENTIAL VARIETY SPECIFIC, natural variations in the composition of the aroma substances may occur due to the annual growing conditions. However, all other hop oil products are standardized and always produce the same aroma profile.

There are no limits! Depending on the product group, hoppy-spicy flavors from kettle hopping can be imitated, but a very aroma-intensive dry hopping flavor can also be achieved in beer. TYPE HOPTANICAL provides additional aroma impressions from plants and herbs combined with the typical aroma profile from hops.

The ideal dosing takes place into the beer stream during one of the last process steps, e.g. before the last filtration. Alternatively, dosing in the tank before filling is also possible.

You choose which oils we may send you in your personal sample box. The oils are shipped in pipette bottles and can be dosed directly to your beer. A few drops per liter are enough to get a first impression. It couldn't be easier!

The biggest savings come from dry hopping using hop oil instead of pellets. With 100% hop oil, you completely reduce beer losses due to the avoidance of introduced plant material. The benefit here is considerable!

Any beer style with a hop-pronounced aroma is suitable. Even below the odor threshold of individual aroma substances, hop oils can improve the overall impression of beer.

The hop oils are supplied ready to use. If necessary, the hop oils can also be further diluted in degassed brewing water or propylene glycol for immediate use.

The storage stability of hop aroma compounds is the same as when other hop products are used.

Yes, the hop oil products are 100% light stable. They also help mask possible off-flavors and are thus beneficial for taste and aging stability.

Late hop applications in the brewhouse as well as hop applications for dry hopping can be reduced or completely replaced by hop oil applications in the cold block.