Grower Profile: Bartholomäus & Eleonore Obster, Peterlippl Farm

Bartholomäus & Eleonore Obster

Peterlippl Farm

Buch, Hallertau

Bartholomäus and Eleonore are the 10thgeneration of Obsters to farm Peterlippl, which was founded in 1661 by Kaspar Heckmaier. Growing a mix of traditional and new varieties, the Obsters are above all quality-oriented.


Even with the centuries of history behind their hop farm, this young couple is still captivated by the yearly cycle of growth and the permeating aromas of harvest. And, they add, “we love that people can enjoy our beautiful hops by drinking beer!” 

Us too!

Total  acreage: 

~55  ha 

Varieties  grown: 

Perle, Hallertauer  Tradition,  Saphir, Hallertau  Blanc, Callista, Ariana,  German  Amarillo®, Herkules,  Hersbrucker

Machinery/facilities:

One  fully  equipped harvesting  facility  

Farm  certifications:  

Demonstration farm  for  integrated plant  protection  

Industry  & trade  memberships:  

German  Hop  Growers Association,  Supervisory  board  member of  HVG,  Working Group  Hops,  Circle of  Young  Hop  Growers  

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