Rakau (NZ)

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Brewing Usage Dual Purpose

Aroma Fresh orchard fruits, specifically apricot with some resinous pine needle characteristics are noted

Possible Substitutions
  • Amarillo
  • Summit
Typical Beer Styles Ale
Additional Information Released from the New Zealand Hop breeding program
Alpha Acids 10.0 - 11.0%
Beta Acids 5.0 - 6.0%
Co-Humulone ~24%
Total Oil ~2.2 mL / 100g
Myrcene ~56% of total oil
Humulene ~16.3% of total oil
Caryophyllene ~5.2% of total oil
Farnesene ~4.5% of total oil

General Trade Perception
Well suited for new world styles where brash fruity character and big, but well constructed bitterness is desired

Current alpha acid 10.7%

All our hops are vacuum sealed in foil bags to preserve the best flavour and aroma.  Our hops are refrigerated while in storage.