Originally developed in the 1980s in Japan for Sapporo, recent years have the hop gaining acreage in the Pacific Northwest. Its parentage includes Brewers Gold, Saaz, and Beikei No. 2.
Brewing Application: Dual purpose. With a potent alpha acid level, Sorachi Ace is a more than capable bittering hop. Its unique aromatics make it welcome in styles that embrace bright citrus character: saison, witbier, and exotic riffs on IPA.
Sensory: Potent and distinctive with a suggestion of dill and unmistakable overtones of lemon that can include wood polish, fruit pith, and Lemon Zinger® tea.
Alpha Acid Range %: 11.0 - 12.5
Beta Acid Range %: 6.5 - 7.0
Co-Humulone as % of Alpha: 23 - 26
Total Oil mL/100 g: 2.0 - 2.8
Humboldt Beer Works
Humboldt Beer Works is located in Old Town Eureka, on California's beautiful & rugged North Coast.
Locally owned and operated since 2011, and re-established in 2018, we've been committed to offering the highest quality ingredients and equipment, as well as the advice you need to succeed.