Hop: Styrian Aurora

Description

Styrian Aurora is a diploid that is a cross between Northern Brewer and a Yugoslavian male. It was bred in the 1970s by the Hop Research Institute. An early maturer, Styrian Aurora is typically ready for harvest in late August.

General Information

Aliases Super Styrian, Aurora
Profile Spicy, floral, citrus and lemongrass.
Country Slovenia
Substitutes Northern Brewer, Styrian Golding
Purpose Dual: Aroma and Bittering
Yield 940 lbs/acre
Storage Maintains 70% - 80% alpha acid contents after 6 months storage at 20°C.
Beer Styles Pale Ale, Lager
Resistant Verticillium wilt, downy mildew, powdery mildew
Susceptible Aphid

Acids

Alpha Acid 7.0 - 12.6%
Beta Acid 2.7 - 4.4%
Cohumulone 22.0 - 26.0%

Oils

Total Oil 0.9 - 1.6 ml/100g
Myrcene 35.0 - 53.0%
Humulene 20.0 - 27.0%
Caryophyllene 4.0 - 8.0%
Farnesene 5.0 - 10.0%
Linalool 0.6 - 1.0%

Additional Characteristics

Growth Rate Moderate
Cones Small to medium size with compact density.
Maturity Medium early
Ease of Harvest Excellent

Styrian Aurora Aroma/Flavor Profile

Last Updated
  • 2020-11-24 19:05:02
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Did you know?
  • Dwarf variety hops grow shorter in height than traditional varieties but, importantly, produce the same yield. This combination makes harvest easier.
Explanations
  • Storage: is based on the percentage of alpha acids remaining after 6 months at 20*F.
  • Oil composition percetages are based on the total percentage of oil in the hop. Example: 10 - 20% means that for the specific oil it is 10 - 20% of the overall oil make up.
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