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Sterling was successfully bred to overcome Saaz's susceptibility to mildew. Developed over 8 years in Corvallis, Oregon it was released in 1998.

Sterling's oil content is rather unusual with both very high farnesene and very low carophyllene. This creates a delicately spiced, citrusy aroma with both a floral and herbal punch. Sterling's heritage is complex too and is the result of a mix of Saaz, Cascade, Early Green, Brewer's Gold and another, unknown variety.

Alpha Acid: 6 – 9%
Beta Acid: 4 – 6%
Co-Humulone: 22 - 28
Total Oils: 1.3 – 1.9 ml/100g

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