Additional information

Country

Characteristics

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Alpha Acid

Beta Acid

Cohumulone

Oil Composition

Myrcene: 35-48%, Humulene: 16-23%, Farnesene: 11-19%

Total Oil

Flavour Intensity

Sterling

Use in brewing

Dual purpose hop.
Many brewers have used this variety to try and replicate a noble Saaz type aroma and flavour. It has some similarities but does have a relatively stronger, heavier, slightly fruity American character.

Substitutions

Saaz

Origin/History

Bred in 1990 and released in 1998, Sterling is one of the more delicate US varieties.

Agronomics

It shows moderate tolerance to powdery mildew and has good pickability of compact cones.

Organic Status

Also available in Organic

Storage

Good