Considered by some as ‘extreme,’ this hop is often used in specialty craft and seasonal beers. Developed at the New Zealand HortResearch Centre; released in 2000.
Development: A triploid variety bred from NZ “Smoothcone” and a selected NZ male.
Usage: Dual purpose
Aroma: Distinctive white wine ‘fruitiness,’ gooseberry
Alpha Acids: 12.0 — 13.0%
Beta Acids: 6.0 — 8.0%
Co-Humulone: ~24% of alpha acids
Total Oil: ~1.1 mls/100g
Typical Beer Styles: American Pale Ale, Lager