Sorachi Ace was developed in Japan in 1984 for Sapporo Breweries, Ltd., Sorachi Ace is a cross between Brewer's Gold, Saaz and Beikei No. 2 male. It is available in limited quantities, however, it remains a popular variety among craft brewers for its unique citrus fruit, herbal and dill aromas.
Aroma: Specific aroma descriptors include lemon, lime and dill.
|Alpha Acid||11.5 - 14.5%|
|Beta Acid||6 - 7.5%|
|Co-humulone||25 - 28%|
|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% of total oil|
|Humulene||20 - 26% of total oil|
|Geraniol||0.1 - 0.5% of total oil|