Not to be confused with Southern Star, Star is an old Belgian land race variety, which is no longer grown commercially. It was largely discontinued due to poor vigor and yield but It is however still obtainable in small quantities for home brewing. It exhibits excellent storage stability and sports a lovely continental-type aroma.
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|Also Known As|
|Characteristics||Pleasing continental-style aroma|
|Alpha Acid Composition||3.2%|
|Beta Acid Composition||1.7%|
|Yield Amount||560 kg/hectare (500 lbs/acre)|
|Resistant to||Tolerant to downy mildew|
|Storability||Retains 82% alpha acid after 6 months storage at 20ºC (68ºF)|
|Ease of Harvest|
|Total Oil Composition||0.47 mL/100g|
|Myrcene Oil Composition||34%|
|Humulene Oil Composition||33.9%|
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