New Zealand Rakau™

High-intensity aromas of ripe stone fruits and pine for high-intensity beer styles.
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Origin: New Zealand. A new dual-purpose  variety from HortResearch quickly finding its way into craft breweries everywhere.

Usage: Dual purpose. Rakau™ is a total package of high alpha acids and oil content (particularly myrcene) with low cohumulone, making it ideal for the “hoppy not bitter” school of new world IPAs. Also well suited to hop-forward lagers, Belgian ales, or highly aromatic American wheats.

Aroma & Flavour Characteristics: Moderate to strong. Lovely and pungent whiffs of ripe fruit (particularly peach) backed with bright notes of grapefruit juice, and a suggestion of tropical flowers and balsam, which can be brought closer to the front with dry hopping.

Botanical Classification:
Family: Cannabaceae
Genus: Humulus
Species: Lupulus

Maturity: no data

Yield: no data

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Origin: New Zealand. A new dual-purpose  variety from HortResearch quickly finding its way into craft breweries everywhere.

Usage: Dual purpose. Rakau™ is a total package of high alpha acids and oil content (particularly myrcene) with low cohumulone, making it ideal for the “hoppy not bitter” school of new world IPAs. Also well suited to hop-forward lagers, Belgian ales, or highly aromatic American wheats.

Aroma & Flavour Characteristics: Moderate to strong. Lovely and pungent whiffs of ripe fruit (particularly peach) backed with bright notes of grapefruit juice, and a suggestion of tropical flowers and balsam, which can be brought closer to the front with dry hopping.

Botanical Classification:
Family: Cannabaceae
Genus: Humulus
Species: Lupulus

Maturity: no data

Yield: no data

INFO SHEET

Products specifications
Alpha Acid Range % 9.0 - 11.0
Beta Acid Range % 5.0 - 6.0
Co-Humulone as % of alpha 23 -25
Total oils mls/100 gr. 1.8 - 2.2
Products specifications
Alpha Acid Range % 9.0 - 11.0
Beta Acid Range % 5.0 - 6.0
Co-Humulone as % of alpha 23 -25
Total oils mls/100 gr. 1.8 - 2.2
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