Hop: Strata


Strata, developed by Indie Hops' in 2009, was initially called X-331. Parentage of Perle, open pollinated at the Oregon State experimental hop yard. Strata is impressive due to disease resistance, vigorous growth and complex aroma layers.

Strata was released after seven years of testing and evaluation, initially released to a few breweries for further testing.

Sometimes described as "passion fruit meets pot", it brings a lot of tropical layers to a dank, herbal notes of cannabis.

General Information

Alias X-331
Profile Dried and fresh fruit, cannabis-funk. Passion fruit, mango, grapefruit, berry/strawberry and dank.
Country United States
Substitutes Amarillo®, Centennial
Pairs with Amarillo®, Azacca, Centennial, Crystal, El Dorado®, Idaho 7®
Purpose N/A
Yield 2000 - 2400 lbs/acre
Storage Great
Beer Styles IPA, Session IPA, Pale Ale
Resistant Downy Mildew, Verticilium Wilt; Highly Resistant to Powdery Mildew


Alpha Acid 11.0 - 12.5%
Beta Acid 5.0 - 6.0%
Cohumulone 21.0%


Total Oil 2.3 - 3.5 ml/100g
Myrcene 52.0 - 65.0%
Humulene 22.0 - 33.0%
Caryophyllene 5.0 - 12.5%
Farnesene < 1.0%
Linalool 0.7 - 0.94%
B-Pinene 0.7 - 0.8%
Geraniol 0.2 - 0.5%

Additional Characteristics

Growth Rate Very vigorous
Cones Small - medium; compact
Maturity Early
Ease of Harvest Great

Strata Aroma/Flavor Profile

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Last Updated
  • 2020-05-10 11:24:34 (Added: 2020-05-10 11:24:34)

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