Hop: Sun


Sun has an unknown breeding but is suspected to be from Brewer's Gold and a sister selection of Columbus by Hopsteiner in Washington. May have character similarities to Galena.

General Information

Profile Herbal
Country United States
Substitutes Columbus, Galena, Magnum
Purpose Bittering
Yield 2000+ lbs/acre
Beer Styles Barley Wine, Imperial Stout


Alpha Acid 12.0 - 16.0%
Beta Acid 4.5 - 7.0%
Cohumulone 30.0 - 40.0%


Total Oil 2.5 - 5.0 ml/100g
Myrcene 55.0 - 70.0%
Humulene 10.0 - 15.0%
Caryophyllene 5.0 - 10.0%
Farnesene < 1.0%

Additional Characteristics

Growth Rate High
Maturity Mid to late season
Sex Female
Leaf Color Dark green
Last Updated
  • 2021-01-22 18:45:06 (Added: 2021-01-22 18:45:06)

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