Sterling has a complex bitterness likely due to her cascade/saaz parentage. Being of moderate alpha acid it takes quite a bit of Sterling to provide the main bitterness for heavier beers and IPAs. Use caution since Sterling can be astringent due to her higher levels of terpenes and tannins.
Wisconsin average 5.5% (7 year average)
Wisconsin average 1.6% (7 year average)
Humulene ~ 20%
Farnesene ~ 15%
Hot Side Aroma Profile
Pairs Well With
Avoid pungent hops like CTZ, Warrior, Summit since they will overwhelm easily