Satus® is a trademarked variety of Yakima Chief Ranches in Washington State. It is a high alpha dual-use hop considered great as a clean foundational hop when used at the beginning of a boil and when an extra punch of hops is desired. When used late, strong citrus notes come to the fore.


To date, Satus has not enjoyed any significant commercial use and as of 2016 no reference to the variety exists on the YCH HOPS website. It’s future appears uncertain.

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Also Known As
Purpose Bittering
Alpha Acid Composition 12.5%-14%
Beta Acid Composition 8.5%-9%
Co-Humulone Composition 32%-35%
Country US
Cone Size Medium
Cone Density Moderate
Seasonal Maturity
Yield Amount 2450-2550 kg/hectare (2190-2275 lbs/acre)
Growth Rate Moderate to high
Resistant to Resistant to powdery mildew and sperotheca
Susceptible to
Storability Retains 60%-70% alpha acid after 6 months storage at 20ºC (68ºF)
Ease of Harvest Moderate
Total Oil Composition 1.5-2.8 mls/100 grams
Myrcene Oil Composition 40%-45%
Humulene Oil Composition 15%-20%
Caryophyllene Oil 7%-10%
Farnesene Oil 0%-1%
Substitutes Nugget, Galena
Style Guide India Pale Ale, Pale Ale, Stout, Barley Wine, Imperial Stout

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