Hop Type: Aroma Origin: New Zealand Alpha Acid: 2.5-3.5% Similar Varieties: Common Styles: American Pale Ales, IPA Released in 2011 as a new hop variety developed by New Zealand Plant and Food Research. Wai-Iti is a granddaughter of Liberty. Low in alpha acids and cohumulone but comparatively high in oil content, Wai-Iti delivers strong flavor and aroma when used as...
Pedigree: Cross between New Zealand "Smoothcone" and a selected New Zealand male Brewing Usage: Dual Purpose Aroma: Distinct cool climate and white wine "fruitiness" with fresh crushed gooseberry and grape infused flavors Typical Beer Styles: American-style Pale Ale Alpha Acids: 12.0 - 13.0% Beta Acids: 6.0 - 8.0%
Pedigree: Cross between 2/3 New Zealand breeding selection with 1/3 Saazer parentage Brewing Usage: Aroma Aroma: Lively lemon and lime tones with background hints of tropical fruit Possible Substitutions: Saaz, Sterling Typical Beer Styles: Ale Additional Information: Offers unique aroma and flavor from first kettle additions through late gifting Alpha Acids: 6.5 - 8.5% Beta Acids: 5.0 - 5.5%
Pedigree: Bred from 2/3 Hallertau Mittelfrüh, open pollinated by 1/3 New Zealand derived male Brewing Usage: Dual Purpose Aroma: Restrained floral notes and freshly zested lime Typical Beer Styles: Lager Additional Information: Released by Hort's Riwaka Research Center in 1988 Alpha Acids: 6.5 - 8.5% Beta Acids: ~8.5%
Pedigree: Cross of New Zealand First Choice (relative of Late Cluster) and an Old Line Saazer male Brewing Usage: Dual Purpose Aroma: Bold herbal aromas with hints of fresh citrus and crushed black pepper Typical Beer Styles: Lager Additional Information: Released in 2004 from the New Zealand Hop Research Program by Hort Research Centre Riwaka Alpha Acids: 12.0 - 14.0% Beta Acids: 7.0 - 8.0%
Pedigree: Open cross pollination of the New Zealand "Smoothcone" variety Brewing Usage: Bittering Aroma: Subtle spiciness Possible Substitutions: Fuggle, Willamette Typical Beer Styles: Lager Additional Information: Contains high levels of oil that complement and balance the very traditional resinous hop character Alpha Acids: 11.0 - 14.0% Beta Acids: 6.5 - 7.0%
Hop Type: Dual Purpose Origin: New Zealand Alpha Acid: 6.0 - 7.0% Common Styles: Blond Ale, Belgian Ale, Wheat Styles Kohatu is a very new variety with mid-range alpha and moderate amounts of aromatic oils. With characteristic tropical character but comparatively subtle profile for a Southern Hemisphere hop, Kohatu is a welcome addition to Belgian ales, wheat beer, or blonde ales where an...
Pedigree: Open pollination of Hallertau Mittelfrüh Brewing Usage: Aroma Aroma: Classic Hallertau character with some citrus and floral notes Possible Substitutions: Hallertau Typical Beer Styles: IPA Additional Information: Late additions bring characteristics of orange marmalade, while early additions yield soft, yet solid bittering qualities Alpha Acids: 5.0 - 6.0% Beta Acids: ~6.0%