Being an extremely high alpha aroma hop, Sorachi Ace is unique variety; great for bittering with and bold lemon kick, The variety was developed in 1984 for Supporo Brewers Ltd. Sorachi Ace's pedigree includes Brewer's Gold and Saaz.
Pedigree: Cross between Brewer's Gold, Saazar-OP and Beikei No. 2 male
Brewing Usage: Dual Purpose
Aroma: Unique, lemon and slight dill
Alpha Acids %: 10-16
Beta Acids %: 6-7
Co-Humolone: 23% of alpha acids
Total Oil: 2.0-2.8 mls/100g
General Trade Perception: An extremetly high alpha aroma variety with great bittering characteristics
Possible Substitutions: Unknown
Typical Beer Styles: Belgian Wit, IPA, Pale Ale, Belgian Saison
* All hops in stock are stored in a cold environment to ensure the highest freshness possible. Alpha and Beta acid amounts vary between batches and may not be exactly as pictured, however are generally with in the ranges stated above.