The aroma of this hop is described as “bold” as it delivers a herbal infusion of fresh citrus and crushed black pepper. The citrus aroma and flavour notes work well to temper malt sweetness in “fullish” Ales especially when used moderately as a finishing hop.
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
* All hops in stock are stored in a cold environment 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.