Hop Taiheke Organic (NZ) in Pellets T90 in 5 kg bag - Dual purpose hop.
Traditionally well employed in “new world” style pale ales; its’ refreshing citrus aroma and oils
profile also work well as a refreshing finish to summer ales. Performs well when used both as a
single variety across multiple kettle additions or when singled out as a late gift.
ORIGIN / HISTORY
New Zealand origin. Stemming from an early US breeding program in the 1960’s which crossed
an English Fuggle with a male selection (believed to be a crossing of Fuggle and Russian
Serebrianka), Taiheke was selected for its bright colour, tight compact cones and its original
lychee aroma characters.
An early season variety with a medium yield and a vigorous growth producing cylindrical, open,
Alpha Acids 5 – 9% w/w
Beta Acids 5.0 – 5.5% w/w
Cohumulone 33 – 40% of alpha acids
Total Oil 1.1 ml/100 grams
Caryophyllene 5.4% of whole oil
Farnesene 6% of whole oil
Humulene 14.5% of whole oil
Myrcene 53.6 % of total oil
Possible Substitutions: not known