It is a flavor variety with high alpha-acid content, giving the beer an excellent, harmonious and typical aroma. Styrian Cardinal is a magnificent variety, as the name denotes.
Fruity: pineapple, plums, banana, caramel, black current, raspberry
Citrus: orange, lime, ginger, lemon grass, green fruits - quince
Spicy: marjoram, curry, hay
Floral: flieder, geranium, green tea, chamomile, black tea, menthol
The analytical values are typical for the variety at the time of harvest, but may vary according to crop year, growing region, grower and degree of ageing. *The alpha content is determined by means of spectrophotometric analyses.