Strata Hop Pellets

Strata Hop Pellets

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Strata, formally known as X-331, is Indie Hops’ first hop variety to be released out of our breeding program. Born in 2009, Strata is the progeny of an open-pollinated Perle located at an Oregon State University experimental field in Corvallis, Oregon. From the get-go, this hop was out to impress. Between its strong disease resistance, vigorous growing habit, and complex layers of aroma, x331 rose to the top.

 

An IPA/Session-IPA/Pale Ale (and believe it or don’t, lager hop) with many layers of different fruit flavor, dried and fresh, anchored with a dried chili-cannabis-funk that does not have any diesel, machine oil, or catty ‘baggage’. Late hot side additions bring out layers of rounded-tropical plus bright-fresh fruit flavors; dry-hopping yields more grapefruit and cannabis. Nice with roasted malts too.

 

Flavor Profile

Tropical Fruit, Grapefruit, Cannabis, Dank, Passion Fruit, Strawberry

 

Style Guide:

Hazy IPA, IPAs, Lager, Pale Ale, Session IPA.

 

Hop Statistics

  • Alpha Acid: 11 - 14.5%
  • Beta Acid: 5 - 6%
  • Cohumulone: 21%
  • Total Oil mL/100 g: 2.3 - 3.5
  • Myrcene: 52 - 65%
  • Humulene: 22 - 30%
  • Caryophyllene: 5 - 12.5%
  • Farnesene: <1%

 

Similar Hop Varieties:

Galaxy, Mosaic