Sorachi Ace Hops are the product of mixing Brewer's Gold with Saaz. Developed to be used in Sapporo beers, Sorachi Ace Hops have a great citrus taste that leans toward the lemon flavor.
Sorachi Ace Hops are usually used as a bittering hop, but with it's great citrus lemon flavor and aroma American style IPAs are using them as flavor hops and even dry hopping with them. Beer styles where a lemon taste would be desired, as in Saisons or summer ales. Sorachi Ace Hops are also used in low quantities in some lagers. A perfect hop for wheat beers where a lemon or orange would be added as a garnish.
Alfasyra: 10.2 – 12.9%