Minnesota Sterling Hops Pellets Grown by Mighty Axe Hops™
Enjoy a sip of Minnesota with Mighty Axe Sterlings hops.Grown with the sunshine and rain of central Minnesota, these Mighty Axe Sterling hops harness the qualities of the Heartland’s rich soil. Sterling hops enjoy a unique proportion of oils compared to alpha acids, which results in a delicately spicy, citrusy aroma with a floral and herbal nuance. The lower alpha acid, and distinct flavor profile help Sterling Hops excel in lagers, and belgian ales.
- Usage: Flavor and Aroma
- Flavor: Spicy, Herbal, Citrus, Melon, Neutral Freshness
- Beer Style Recommendations: American & European Lagers, Belgian ales
- Alpha Acids: 4.8 - 8.5%
- Beta Acid: 4.5 - 7%
- Oil Content: 1-2
HP165 - 1 Ounce
HP165E - 8 Ounces
|Hops Format||Pellet Hops|
|Country of Origin||Minnesota, USA|
|Flavor Descriptors||Spicy, Herbal, Citrus,Melon, Neutral Freshness|
|Alpha Acid||Medium (5-10%)|
About Mighty Axe Hops Farm
Mighty Axe Hops is Minnesota’s hop farm that is farmer-owned and operated. At 80 acres of hops, Mighty Axe is the largest hop farm in the entire center of the country. With state of the art on-farm picking, drying, pelleting, and packaging Mighty Axe Hops is a leader in the new-school of hop farming focused on aroma, quality, and terroir (terroir is the name for the effect of growing location on flavor of a food).
Northern Brewer partnered with Mighty Axe Hops because of the genuine passion and care given to each variety of their unique pellet hops. The hands-on care they put towards their craft will produce stand out homebrewed beers for you right now.
Used these in a 1.039 OG pilsner malt smash with good results. Additions at 60, 20, and 0 minutes left a nice floral citrusy flavor and not too bitter even though targeted 30 IBU