Described to have a white wine fruitiness of "crushed gooseberries". A hop that requires judicious application in the brew house, this truly unique dual-purpose variety can be used to produce big punchy Ales as well as subtle yet bitter Lagers. The fruitiness may be a little overpowering for the un-initiated, however those with a penchant for bold hop character will find several applications for this true brewer's hop.
Pedigree: A triploid variety bred from NZ "Smoothcone" and a selected NZ male
Brewing Usage: Dual Purpose
Aroma: Distinctive white wine 'fruitiness', gooseberry
Alpha Acids %: 12.0-13.0
Beta Acids %: 6.0-8.0
Co-Humolone: About 24% of alpha acids
Total Oil: About 1.1 mls/100g
General Trade Perception: Considered by some as "extreme", this hop is often used in specialty craft and seasonal beers
Possible Substitutions: Unknown
Typical Beer Styles: American Pale Ale, Lager
* 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.