aroma profile: Citrus, Tropical Fruit
Bred as part of the Hops with a Difference programme, Motueka is an excellent hop in many applications from first kettle additions through late gifting. This hop offers a unique aroma and flavour profile suitable for producing bigger styles. Excellent when employed in multiple additions from a single hop bill and sits well on the palate to balance specialty malt sweetness. It is an excellent variety for a wide range of styles from Saison through to Pilsners. It is extremely versatile in the brewery.
Aroma: Specific aroma descriptors include distinctive fresh crushed citrus, "Mojito" lime character, lively lemon and lime tones with background hints of tropical fruit.
Alpha Acid6.5 - 7.5%
Beta Acid5 - 5.5%
Co-humulone28 - 30%
Total Oil0.7 - 0.9 mL/100g
Myrcene47 - 49% of total oil
Caryophyllene1 - 3% of total oil
Farnesene12.1 - 12.3% of total oil
Humulene3.5 - 3.7% of total oil
Geraniol0 - 0% of total oil
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