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.
Alpha Acid12 - 14%
Beta Acid7 - 8%
Co-humulone23 - 25%
Total Oil1.4 - 1.4 mL/100g
Myrcene33 - 34% of total oil
Caryophyllene10.2 - 10.2% of total oil
Farnesene< 1.0% of total oil
Humulene32.9 - 32.9% of total oil
Geraniol0 - 0% of total oil
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