Aroma Hops: Ella

Ella™ hops, formally known as Stella, is an Australian aroma variety. It is half-sister to Galaxy® and the progeny of Spalt and a tetraploid female and was developed in the state of Victoria in the early 2000’s. By 2007, Ella™ was ready for release in brewing trials. An immediate hit, the variety was fast-tracked into commercial production.

Due to its high level of oils, Ella™ can significantly change character depending on how it is utilized. When used in low quantities, it displays a spicy, floral character like star anise. When used in greater quantities or in dry hopping, it holds its own with any robust malt and conveys a decided tropical and grapefruit flavor.

Also Known As Stella
Characteristics Tropical flavors, grapefruit, star anise
Purpose Aroma
Alpha Acid Composition 13.3%-16.3%
Beta Acid Composition 4.8%-7.8%
Co-Humulone Composition 34%-38%
Country Australia
Cone Size
Cone Density Compact
Seasonal Maturity Late
Yield Amount
Growth Rate
Resistant to
Susceptible to
Storability
Ease of Harvest
Total Oil Composition 2.4-3.4 mL/100g
Myrcene Oil Composition 40%-50%
Humulene Oil Composition 16%-22%
Caryophyllene Oil 12%-18%
Farnesene Oil 0%-1%
Substitutes
Style Guide Lager, Pilsner, Pale Ale, Stout

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