Hop Variety Data Sheet

Sterling

Aroma Evaluation
Rated by the smell of raw Hops on a 0-5 Scale
Visual Evaluation
Hop Cone
Hop Leaf


Aroma Specification
floral, tea, tobacco, pepper
Genetic Origin
A diploid seedling of the Czech Saaz variety; released in 1998.
Agronomic Aspects
Growing
Yield (kg/ha) 1,550 - 1,650
Maturity Medium Early
Main Growing Country USA
Acreage (ha) 92
Resistance against Diseases
Downy mildew Tolerant
Powdery mildew Susceptible
Chemical Ingredients
Bitter Components
Alpha-Acid % 4.0 - 6.0
Beta-Acid % 5.0 - 6.0
Co-Humulone % rel. 21 - 23
Hard Resins : Alpha-Acid 0.26 - 0.53
Polyphenoles
Xanthohumol (EBC 7.7) 0.2 - 0.3
Aroma Components
Total Oils (ml/100g) 0.8 - 1.2
Beta-Caryophyllene: Humulene 0.33
Farnesene % of total Oil 13.00 - 15.00
Linalool % of total Oil 0.7 - 0.9
Linalool: Alpha-Acid 0.15 - 0.18

Cones on the Vine
Hop Photos




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