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Hop Rakau Organic (NZ) pellets in 5 kg(11LB) bag - Brewing Hops -
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Hop Rakau Organic (NZ) pellets in 5 kg(11LB) bag

$351.61

Hop Rakau Organic (NZ) in pellets T90 in 5 kg bag - A new and relatively unknown hop variety that is a unique offering from New Zealand. Bursting

with a lot of the typical New Zealand fruity character with tropical aroma highlights of

passionfruit, mango, and peach. An excellent hop for late hop additions where a prominent hop

character is desired in beers such as Pale Ales, ESB, and IPA's. Developed as a dual purpose hop

delivering "soft" bitterness. 

Quantity

Hop Rakau Organic (NZ) in pellets T90 in 5 kg bag

ORIGIN / HISTORY

It was recently released as result of the dedicated work of Dr Ron Beatson’s research team.

AGRONOMICS

Rakau enjoys the relatively disease free environment of New Zealand, and has not been

associated with any mildews or fungus.

ACID COMPONENTS

Alpha Acids 10.8– 18.6 % w/w

Beta Acids 3.4 – 4.6 % w/w

Cohumulone 25.0 – 26.1 % w/w

OIL COMPONENTS

Total Oil 1.2 - 2.1 mls/100 grams

Caryophyllene 5.2 – 5.7 % of whole oil

Humulene 16.3 – 18.7 % of whole oil

Myrcene 53.8 – 56.0 % of whole oil

Farnesene 4.5 – 4.6 % of whole oil

Possible substitutions: Admiral, Amarillo, Summit

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