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Sterling Hops (Pellets)

Sterling Hops (Pellets)

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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: 1 to 2 Weeks
 
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StorabilityGood
FormatPellet
OriginAmerican
Flavor and AromaFloral, Citrus, Spicy, Herbal
Alpha AcidsAverage
UseAroma/Flavor
Total Oil ContentHigh
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For wheat beer
Teresa L on Apr 23, 2020
To make pre-prohibition lager
Jason M on Jan 8, 2019
For wheat beer
Teresa L on Apr 23, 2020
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
american lager
Donald T F on May 10, 2019
love this hop
Edward s P on Dec 12, 2018
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Beautiful Noble Type Hop
Sterling is a great alternative to Saaz and other Noble type of hops. They sometimes are fresher too since they are grown in the US. I really like to use this hop in a German Hefeweizen recipe that I have, and it is really wonderful and you would never know that this is actually an American hop. Try some the next time you need to use Saaz or another Noble hop and I think you will be very happy.
July 5, 2020
Purchased
3 weeks ago
The Best Hop
The best hop. Lemon-citrus, peppery/spicy notes. Great hops for Belgian, German, or Czech beers. My favorite American "Noble" hop. Fits in well in place of Saaz and/or Tettnang. Plays well with Liberty.
April 16, 2020
Purchased
3 months ago
No Saaz, no problem
Worked great as substitute and recommended.
May 7, 2013