(General AA range 13.5-15%) A New Zealand hop typically used as a first hop addition for bittering. Bitterness is known to have a New Zealand zip/zing/bite which could be due to the higher cohumulone levels. Rich aroma and flavor includes blackberries and oak. Try it as a bittering hop in most any style.
Alpha Acids: 13.5 – 15%
Beta Acids: 7.0 – 9.0%
Alpha-Beta Ratio: 1.5 – 2.14
Cohumulone: (% of alpha acids): 37 – 40%
Total Oils in mls per 100 grams dried: ~1.2
Storage(% alpha acids remaining after 6 months storage at 68° F): NA
Similar Hop Varieties: Galena