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Sample photo of US Sorachi Ace hop cones © GfH

Virgil Gamache Farms

US Sorachi Ace

11.0% Alpha T90 US
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Aroma

Lemon, lime, dill, mustard. Citrussy with herbal, floral notes.

Style

Sorachi Ace are a great match for Lager, Pilsner, IPA, Wheat beers, Light Pale Ales.

Origin

Originally from Japan, a cross of Saaz and Brewer’s Gold hops. Our Sorachi Ace hops are grown by Virgil Gamache Farms in the Yakima, Washington State.

Sorachi Ace are the result of a Japanese hop breeding programme, which aimed to create a new hop variety with flavours similar to Saaz but higher alpha value (an extra kick).

The variety has been used in Japan since the mid-1980s. Outside Japan, Sorachi Ace have only been widely commercially available since 2006.

We have to thank Darren Gamache, who took a punt and started growing Sorachi Ace on US soil in the early 2000s.


Hop Specs: US Sorachi Ace T90

Alpha acids 11.0 - 11.5%
Beta acids 6.0 - 6.5%
Total oil 2.0 - 2.4 ml/100g
Aroma profile Lemon, lime, dill, mustard
Style Lager, IPA, Wheat beers, Light Pale Ales
Crop year 2018
Origin US
Pellet Type T90 pellet / Type 90 pellet
Packaging 10kg / 22lbs bags, nitrogen- and CO2-flushed
Storage 0 - 5°C, ISO 9001 certified cold storage facility
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Last update 01 Aug 2019