Hop: Sultana


Sultana has parentage from Nugget (50%), Columbus (25%), USDA 19058m (25%), by [faarm]Hopsteiner[/farm], initially bred in 2006. It has a huge aroma profile with high total essential oil content.

After ten years of evaluation, Sultana was released and originally named Denali. Sultana is referred to be some as "Nuggetzilla".

General Information

Aliases Experimental 06277, Denali
Profile Pineapple, citrus and pine with hints of spice.
Country United States
Substitutes Nugget
Pairs with Azacca, Citra®, Mosaic®
Purpose Dual: Aroma and Bittering
Yield 2500 - 2765 lbs/acre
Beer Styles IPA, American Pale Ale, Cream Ale
Resistant Powdery and downy mildew


Alpha Acid 13.0 - 16.0%
Beta Acid 3.5 - 5.0%
Cohumulone 22.0 - 26.0%


Total Oil 3.0 - 4.5 ml/100g
Myrcene 55%
Humulene 16%
Caryophyllene 6%
Farnesene < 1.0%
Linalool 0.2%
B-Pinene 0.7%
Geraniol 0.5%

Additional Characteristics

Growth Rate Vigorous
Cones Very large and dense
Maturity Late
Ease of Harvest Easy

Sultana Aroma/Flavor Profile

Last Updated
  • 2020-11-18 09:50:54 (Added: 2020-11-18 09:50:54)

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