Pedigree:Triploid Alpha type developed by the cross of the NZ variety "First Choice" (a relative of the Late Cluster) and an “Old Line” Saazer Male.
Brewing Usage: Dual Purpose
Aroma: Herbal, Citrus, Peppery
Alpha Acids %: 12.0-14.0
Beta Acids %: 7.0-8.0
Co-Humolone: ~24% of alpha acids
Total Oil: ~0.8 mls/100g
General Trade Perception:Suited for use as a bittering hop with some excellent results also being seen in dual purpose applications, with a soft bitterness attributable to the low cohumulone.
Possible Substitutions: N/A
Typical Beer Styles: Lager, Full Bodied Ales
Additional Information:Released from the New Zealand Hop Research Programme by HortResearch Centre Riwaka in 2004.
All our in stock hops are stored cold to ensure the highest freshness possible. Alpha and Beta acid amounts vary between batches and may not be exactly as pictured, however are generally with in the ranges stated above.