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Sterling Hop 1oz Pellets

Sterling Hop 1oz Pellets

Regular price $ 2.09

Origin: USA. Sterling’s pedigree includes Saaz, Cascade, Brewers Gold, Early Green, and other European varieties. It was released in 1998 as a higher-alpha replacement for Saaz with improved disease resistance and storability.
Usage: Dual purpose: although primarily used for its exciting, pleasant aromatics, Sterling’s alpha acid levels can contribute in the kettle as well. A good choice for hop-forward lagers, Belgian ales, and other continental styles.
Aroma & Flavor Characteristics: Moderate and pleasingly “hoppy.” Prominent herbal quality reminiscent of Saaz, with flashes of candied citrus, sweet grass, bright spice, and dried hay.
  • Family: Cannabaceae
  • Genus: Humulus
  • Species: Lupulus
  • Maturity: Early
  • Yield: 1400 - 1600 lbs/acre
  • Alpha Acid Range % 6.0 – 9.0
  • Beta Acid Range % 4.0 – 6.0
  • Co-Humulone as % of alpha 22 - 28
  • Total oils mls/100 gr. 1.3 – 1.9