A dual use hop, Sterling is sometimes dubbed a noble variety. It is compared to Saaz in many ways and brings a choice delicate bitterness, The result is a slightly spicy fragrance with an herbal, floral punch with notes of citrus.
Alpha Acids: 6-9%
Yield #’s / acre 1,610 – 1,785
Seasonal Maturity: Mid
Growth Rate: Moderate to High
Sidearm Length: 24-36”
Cone Size: Medium
Cone Density: Compact
Resistant to: Moderate to Downy and Powdery Mildew
Style Guide: IPA’s
Aroma: Spicy, Citrus, Floral, Herbal
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