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Sterling Hops (Pellets)

Sterling Hops (Pellets)

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Description

Sterling is a great substitute for Saaz due to a similar spice aroma. This hop is very similar to Santiam but not as floral. Best described as herbal and spicy, with a hint of floral, citrus (lemon/pineapple) characteristics. Ideal for all Lagers, Belgian ales, and Wheat ales.

Hop Statistics:
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

Build Time: 143 to 144 Weeks
 
California Recipients: WARNING: Cancer - www.P65Warnings.ca.gov
 
StorabilityGood
FormatPellet
OriginAmerican
Flavor and AromaFloral, Citrus, Spicy, Herbal
Alpha AcidsAverage
UseAroma/Flavor
Total Oil ContentHigh
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american lager
Donald T F on May 10, 2019
love this hop
Edward s P on Dec 12, 2018
american lager
Donald T F on May 10, 2019
To make pre-prohibition lager
Jason M on Jan 8, 2019
love this hop
Edward s P on Dec 12, 2018
great price
David L G on Jun 29, 2018
To make pre-prohibition lager
Jason M on Jan 8, 2019
great price
David L G on Jun 29, 2018
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No Saaz, no problem
Worked great as substitute and recommended.
May 7, 2013