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General Hop Characteristics
Country of Origin: USA
Noble: No
Uses: bittering
Beer styles:
Chemical Composition
Alpha Acids: 12-16 %
Beta Acids: 4.5-7 %
Cohumulone: 30-40 %
Myrcene: 55-70 %
Humulene: 10-15 %
Caryophyllene: 5-10 %
Farnesene: less than 1 %
Total Oil: 2.5-5 %

(%AA/6 Mo/20°C):

Growing Characteristics

This article discusses a specific variety of hops. For general information about selecting, using or propogating hops, see the main hop page A very high alpha acid bittering hop from Washington state, a sister to Zeus most likely derived from Northern Brewer. Reportedly has an intense but pleasant aroma. Sun is a proprietary hop controlled by S.S. Steiner, Inc.