This hop was developed by the New Zealand Hop Breeding programme and released in 1987. It is one of the hops with high alpha acid and cohumulone levels that make it a great Bittering ! As a late addition, it also provides interesting aromas for those seeking red berry flavours.
Characteristics: red fruits, blackberries, spices
Usage: Pale Ale, IPA, Brown Ale, English Ale
- Alpha: 13 - 18%.
- Beta: 7 - 9%.
- Cohumulone: 37 - 40%.
Cumulative oils: 1 - 1.4ml/100g
Possible substitutes: Cluster, Columbus, Fuggle
Origin: New Zealand Type of hops: Bittering Form: Pellets