Sterling

Sterling
Sterling

Pedigree

Lineage includes Saaz, Cascade, Brewer's Gold, Early Green and German open pollination

Brewing Usage

Aroma

Aroma

Herbal and spicy, with a hint of floral, citrus (lemon/pineapple) characteristics

Possible Substitutions

Typical Beer Styles

  • Belgian-style Ales

Additional Information

Released in 1998

Storage Stability

60 - 75% alpha remaining after 6 months

Alpha Acids

6.0 - 9.0%

Beta Acids

4.0 - 6.0%

Co-Humulone

22 - 28%

Total Oil

1.3 - 1.9 mL / 100g

Myrcene

44 - 48% of total oil

Humulene

19 - 23% of total oil

Caryophyllene

5 - 7% of total oil

Farnesene

11 - 17% of total oil

General Trade Perception

Finding favor as a Saaz replacement



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