Strata is the first variety to be released from the Indie Hops breeding program in 2009. Formerly known as X-331, it is the result of an open pollination of a Perle mother in an Oregon experimental hop yard. Strata has strong disease resistance and vigorous growth.

Flavour profile

Tropical fruit, herbs


Open pollinated Perle.

Recommended beer styles

IPA, Pale Ale, NEIPA, dark beers, ales.

Analytical data

Cultivation Area



Open pollinated Perle.

Alpha Acids (%)

11.0 – 12.5%

Beta Acids (%)


Alpha/Beta Ratio

Cuhomulone (% of alpha acids)

Total Oils (ml/100g)

2.3 – 3.5ml/100g

Oil Concentration (microlitres of oil/g alpha)

Myrcene (% of whole oil)

52 – 65%

Linalool (% of whole oil)

Caryophyllene (% of whole oil)

5 – 12.5%

Farnesene (% of whole oil)

Humulene (% of whole oil)

22 – 30%

Selinene (% of whole oil)

Humulene/Caryophllene Ratio