Sterling Hop Plant

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%
Beta: 4-6%
Yield #’s / acre 1,610 – 1,785

Purpose: Dual

Co-Humulone  21-28%

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
Susceptible to:

Style Guide: IPA’s

Aroma: Spicy, Citrus, Floral, Herbal

Substitutes: Saaz


If you’d like more information on other hop varieties we have available, select the variety you’re interested in below.

AlphAroma, Bramling, Canadian Redvine,  Cascade,  Cashmere,  Centennial,  Chinook,          Cluster L8 Columbia,  Comet,  Crystal,  Eroica,  Fuggle H,  Galena,  Glacier,  Hallertau m.fHorizon,  Liberty,  Magnum,  Mt Hood,  Mt Rainier,  NewPort,  Northern Brewer,  NuggetOlympic,   Oregon Cluster,  PerlePocket Talisman,  Saaz 72,  Sorachi AceSterling,               Styrian Golding,  Tahoma,  Teamaker,  Tettnanger Triple PearlTriumphUK SerebriankaUltra,  VanGuard,  Willamette,  Yakima Gold,  Zatecki Cerveni,  Zeus