Sorachi Ace Rhizome
Soreachi Ace Hops are good yielding hop with minimal disease issues. A Japanese winner by all counts.
Sorachi Ace Rhizome Flavor
Powerful lemon aroma, high bittering value and flavorful personality. (Reference)
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USDA Sorachi Ace Rhizome Information
USDA ACCESSION No.: 21702
SELECTION: seedling selection made in Japan
CULTIVAR: Sorachi Ace
PEDIGREE: (Brewer’s Gold x Saazer -OP) x Beikei No. 2 male
Note: The female parent is the Japanese seedling 70K-SH6 (USDA 21233) which was developed
by Dr. Mori sor Sapporo Breweries Co. Ltd.
PRIMARY SITE USDA/OSU Hop Research Farm, Corvallis, OR. 97330
ORIGIN: Sapporo Breweries Ltd., Tokyo 150 , Japan
DATE RECEIVED: spring 1994
METHOD RECEIVED: rhizomes
AVAILBILITY: no restrictions
REFERENCES: USDA/ARS Annual Report for Hop Research 1994, and later years
Mori, Yoshitada, 1988. Development of new hop varieties (Furano Ace and Sorachi Ace) of
aroma- type in Japan. Sapporo Breweries Co. Ltd. , March 1988.
LEAF COLOR: dark green
DISEASES: Downy mildew: resistant (also resistant to botrytis)
Powdery mildew: no information
Verticillium wilt: no information
Virsues: No information
YIELD: fair to good, reportedly very good in Japan ( 8 – 10 bales/acre)
SIDE ARM LENGTH: 12 – 36 inches
ALPHA ACIDS: very high, reportedly up to 16% in Japan, but significantly lower in USDA
BETA ACIDS: non information
STORAGE STABILITY: no information
OIL: no information
MAJOR TRAITS: high yield potential; pleasant European aroma characteristics; high alpha
OTHER INFORMATION: Reportedly grown for several years at a Sapporo Breweries Hop Farm in
China and exported to Japan and other countries. According to recent reports this hop is
no longer grown commercially.
Soreachi Ace Hops are good yielding hop with minimal disease issues.
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