Hop: Aurora


Aurora was brad from Northern Brewer and Yugoslavian male at the Hop Research Institute in Zalec, Yugoslavia. Released in the 1970s. Along with Ahil, Apolon, and Atlas make up the Super Styrian hops similar to Styrian Golding. Unfortunately, all of these hops had higher alpha and different aroma properties as compared to Styrian Golding.

General Information

Aliases Super Styrian, USDA 21053
Profile Pleasant European aroma: floral, herbal and spice.
Country Yugoslavia
Substitutes Northern Brewer, Styrian Golding
Purpose Dual: Aroma and Bittering
Yield Good to very good
Storage Retains 70 - 75% alpha acid contents after 6 months of storage at 68°F.
Resistant Downy Mildew (moderate)


Alpha Acid 10.0 - 12.0%
Beta Acid 4.0 - 5.0%
Cohumulone 22.0%


Total Oil 1.1 - 1.8 ml/100g
Myrcene N/A
Humulene N/A
Caryophyllene N/A
Farnesene N/A

Additional Characteristics

Growth Rate High to very high
Maturity Early to late season
Sex Female
Leaf Color Green to dark green
Side Arm Length 12" - 30"
Last Updated
  • 2021-01-29 18:32:16 (Added: 2021-01-29 18:32:16)

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