Sterling Hop Description
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.
Country of Origin: US
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
If you’d like more information on our other hop varieties, we have available as hops starter plants select the variety you’re interested in below.
AlphAroma, Bramling, Cascade, Cashmere, Centennial, Chinook, Cluster L8, Columbia, Comet, Crystal, Eroica, Fuggle H, Galena, Glacier, Hallertau m.f, Horizon, Liberty, Magnum, Mt Hood, Mt Rainier, NewPort, Northern Brewer, Nugget, Olympic, Oregon Cluster, Perle, Pocket Talisman, Saaz 72, Sorachi Ace, Sterling, Styrian Golding, Tahoma, Teamaker, Tettnanger, Triple Pearl, UK Serebrianka, Ultra, VanGuard, Willamette, Yakima Gold, Zatecki Cerveni, Zeus