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New Zealand Wai-iti™

Alpha Acid Range %
2.5 - 3.5%
Beta Acid Range %
4.5 - 5.5%
Co-Humulone as % of alpha
22 - 24%
Total oils mls/100 gr.
1.4 - 1.8


High oil content with distinctive peach and apricot character.

Breeding/Development: Released in 2011 as a new hop variety developed by New Zealand Plant and Food Research. Wai-iti™ is a granddaughter of Liberty.

Brewing Application:
Aroma. Low in alpha acids and cohumulone but comparatively high in oil content, Wai-iti™ delivers strong flavour and aroma when used as a late kettle hop, in the hop back, or as a dry or cask hop. Excellent for hop-driven craft styles as well as wheat beers and dry-hopped sours.

SensoryLush and fragrant with dominant notes of stone fruit (notably peach and apricot) with pleasantly intense citric tones of lime and mandarin.

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

Maturity: mid season

Yield: moderate