Developed at the New Zealand Horticultural Research Centre (now New Zealand Institute for Plant and Food Research) and released in 1976 as "Super Alpha", Dr. Rudi is a triploid variety bred from New Zealand Smoothcone. Its name was changed to Dr. Rudi in 2012. Dr. Rudi works well in single-hopped beers or in conjunction with multiple aroma varieties.
Aroma: Specific aroma descriptors include resin, pine, and lemongrass.
Alpha Acid10 - 12%
Beta Acid7 - 8.5%
Co-humulone33 - 36%
Total Oil1.3 - 1.3 mL/100g
Myrcene29 - 30% of total oil
Caryophyllene10.1 - 10.1% of total oil
Farnesene< 1.0% of total oil
Humulene33.2 - 33.2% of total oil
Geraniol0 - 0% of total oil
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