Furano Ace

Furano Ace is an aroma hop originally cultivated by Sapporo Brewing Co. Ltd. in the late 1980’s. Bred from a mix of Saaz and Brewer’s Gold, it has a pleasing European-style aroma but it is no longer grown in any significant commercial capacity. It was primarily grown in an effort to create a Saaz-like aroma variety that would outperform the then common Shinshuwase hops variety.

Also Known As
Characteristics  European-style aroma
Purpose Aroma
Alpha Acid Composition 7%-8%
Beta Acid Composition 5%-8%
Co-Humulone Composition 21%
Country Japan
Cone Size
Cone Density
Seasonal Maturity  Late
Yield Amount 1040 kg/hectares (925 lbs/acre)
Growth Rate Very good
Resistant to Resistant to downy mildew and botrytis
Susceptible to
Storability Retains 70% alpha acid after 6 months storage at 20ºC (68ºF)
East of Harvest
Total Oil Composition 1.53 mL/100g
Myrcene Oil Composition 50%
Humulene Oil Composition 19%
Caryophyllene Oil 7%
Farnesene Oil 12%
Substitutes
Style Guide

References
http://www.ars.usda.gov/SP2UserFiles/person/2450/hopcultivars/21701.html
https://books.google.com.au/books?id=fctJLwKUzX4C&pg=PT399&lpg=PT399&dq=furano

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