High alpha hop with a pleasant aroma and a high bitterness level; typically a first hop addition. Developed through the hop breeding program at the New Zealand Centre; released in 1987
Development: Triploid alpha type bred from NZ “Smoothcone,” Californian Late Cluster and Fuggle.
Aroma: Delicate blackberry and floral oak
Alpha Acids: 13.0 — 15.0%
Beta Acids: 7.0 — 9.0%
Co-Humulone: 37 — 40% of alpha acids
Total Oil: ~1.2 mls/100g
Typical Beer Styles: European Lagers, Ales, Dry Stouts