A Dual Purpose hop

Pacific Jade

Pacific Jade

aroma profile: Citrus, Spicy, Herbal

Developed by the New Zealand Institute for Plant and Food Research hop breeding program and released in 2004, Pacific Jade is a cross of New Zealand First Choice (a relative of the Late Cluster) and a Saaz male. It is suited for use as a bittering hop but also delivers bold citrus and spice aroma characteristics.

Aroma: Specific aroma descriptors include fresh citrus and complex spice characters; some bold herbal aromas and hints of black pepper.

Brewing Values

Acid/Oil
Range
Low
High

Alpha Acid

0
20
12-14%

Beta Acid

0
15
7-8%

Total Oil

0
4
1.4-1.4 mL/100g
  • Alpha Acid
    12 - 14%
  • Beta Acid
    7 - 8%
  • Co-humulone
    23 - 25%
  • Total Oil
    1.4 - 1.4 mL/100g
  • Myrcene
    33 - 34% of total oil
  • Caryophyllene
    10.2 - 10.2% of total oil
  • Farnesene
    < 1.0% of total oil
  • Humulene
    32.9 - 32.9% of total oil
  • Geraniol
    0 - 0% of total oil

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