Sorachi Ace - US Hops
Sorachi Ace - US Hops
Sorachi Ace - US Hops
Sorachi Ace - US Hops
Sorachi Ace - US Hops

Sorachi Ace - US Hops

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Sorachi Ace is a popular US Hop variety among craft brewers for its unique citrus fruit, herbal and dill aromas.  Popular brewing style uses include APA, IPA, Lager, Saison and Belgian Style Ales.

Pedigree:

  • Developed in Japan in 1984 for Sapporo Breweries, Ltd., Sorachi Ace is a cross between Brewer’s Gold, Saaz and Beikei No. 2 male.

Form:

  • Type 90 Hop Pellets

Pack Sizes:

  • 100g
  • 250g (SAVE 10% OFF 100g Price)
  • 500g (SAVE 15% OFF 100g Price)
  • 1Kg (SAVE 20% OFF 100g Price)
  • 5 Kg (SAVE 30% OFF 100g Price)

Brewing Usage

  • Dual Purpose

Aroma

  • Lemon
  • Lime
  • Dill

Typical Beer Styles

  • American Pale Ale
  • Belgian Style Ale
  • Lager
  • IPA
  • Saison

Substitutes

Brewing Values:

  • Crop: 2018
  • Lot: 18-WA346-057
  • Alpha Acids: 14.0%
  • Beta Acids: 9.6%
  • HSI: 0.267

Typical Brewing Values:

  • Alpha: 11.5 - 14.5%
  • Beta Acid 6 - 7.5%
  • Co-humulone 21 - 25%
  • Total Oil 1.5 - 3 mL/100g
  • B-Pinene 0.5 - 0.8% of total oil
  • Myrcene 45 - 55% of total oil
  • Linalool 0.3 - 0.5% of total oil
  • Caryophyllene 7 - 11% of total oil
  • Farnesene 2 - 5.0% of total oil
  • Humulene 20 - 26% of total oil
  • Geraniol 0.1 - 0.5% of total oil

General Trade Perception:

  • Sorachi Ace is considered excellent in several beer styles, particularly those desiring a distinct lemon citrus flavor. Some brewers have even reported flavors of orange, cilantro, dill and oak.

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