With unique lemon and dill characteristics in the finished beer, Sorachi Ace is an extremely unique, high alpha aroma hop variety with great bittering characteristics.
Exhibiting flavors and aromas of fruit punch, lychee, over ripe orange, ginger and lemon grass, the varietal provides distinctive features for producing a wide range of ales and lagers. The breadth and depth of the hops utilization potential is still being thoroughly explored by craft brewers in the United States.
Sorachi Ace is typically used for Belgian Wit, IPA, Pale Ale, and Belgian Saison style beers.
Typical A. A: 12 – 16%