Bred in 1990 and released in 1998, Sterling is an aroma variety with noble hop characteristics. It shows moderate tolerance to powdery mildew and has good pickability of compact cones.
Aroma: Specific aroma descriptors include noble and spicy.+ Shop Spot Availability
Alpha Acid5.5 - 8.5%
Beta Acid4.5 - 6%
Co-humulone22 - 27%
Total Oil1 - 2 mL/100g
B-Pinene0.3 - 0.6% of total oil
Myrcene35 - 45% of total oil
Linalool0.6 - 0.9% of total oil
Caryophyllene5 - 8% of total oil
Farnesene15 - 19% of total oil
Humulene16 - 18% of total oil
Geraniol0.2 - 0.2% of total oil
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