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US Sterling

US Sterling

Regular price $15.00 $14.00 Sale

Per LB CAD

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.

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