Use In Brewing
Sorachi Ace hops are mainly used as a bittering hop, but with their intense lemon flavour and aroma, as well as dill, orange, and citrus notes, some brewers use them for flavour. These hops are great in saisons, IPAs and wheats, although the extreme lemon makes them ideal for any summer beer.
It was commercially released in 2006 after first being bred by the Sapporo Brewery in Hokkaido, Japan in the 1980's.
- Country: Japan
- Cohumulone: 20-26
- Alpha Acid: 11-16%
- Characteristics: Dill, Lemon Citrus, Orange
- Flavour intensity: 8