|Flavor and Aroma||Floral, Citrus, Spicy, Herbal|
This blended varietal is half Saaz parentage with some Cascade, Brewer’s Gold, and Early Green hops thrown in. The result is a unique, dual purpose hop with wonderful aromatics and smooth bittering qualities.
Sterling will generally have an alpha acid content between 4.5% and 9%. The aroma presented is a combination of mild spice, citrus, and a floral bouquet that adds a nice touch to numerous beer styles.
Alpha Acids: 6.0 – 9.0%
Beta Acids: 4.0 – 6.0%
Alpha-Beta Ratio: .64 –1.55
Cohumulone: (% of alpha acids): 22 – 28%
Total Oils in mls per 100 grams dried: 1.3 – 1.9
Storage(% alpha acids remaining after 6 months storage at 68° F): 60 – 75%
Similar Hop Varieties: Czech Saaz, Mt. Hood
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