An Aroma hop

Sterling

United States
Sterling

aroma profile: Floral, Citrus, Spicy, Herbal

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.

Brewing Values

Acid/Oil
Range
Low
High

Alpha Acid

0
20
5.5-8.5%

Beta Acid

0
15
4.5-6%

Total Oil

0
4
1-2 mL/100g
  • Alpha Acid
    5.5 - 8.5%
  • Beta Acid
    4.5 - 6%
  • Co-humulone
    22 - 27%
  • Total Oil
    1 - 2 mL/100g
  • B-Pinene
    0.3 - 0.6% of total oil
  • Myrcene
    35 - 45% of total oil
  • Linalool
    0.6 - 0.9% of total oil
  • Caryophyllene
    5 - 8% of total oil
  • Farnesene
    15 - 19% of total oil
  • Humulene
    16 - 18% of total oil
  • Geraniol
    0.2 - 0.2% of total oil

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