aroma profile: Citrus, Spicy, Tropical Fruit, Pine
Developed by the New Zealand Institute for Plant and Food Research hop breeding program and released in 1994, Southern Cross is a triploid cross between New Zealand Smoothcone and a 1950’s research variety bred from a crossing of Californian and English Fuggle. It has excellent essential oils and low co-humulone delivering a delicate balance of citrus and spice when added at the end of boil.
Aroma: Specific aroma descriptors include citrus and tropical fruit with hints of lemon zest, lime, pine and spice.
Alpha Acid11 - 14%
Beta Acid5 - 6%
Co-humulone25 - 28%
Total Oil1.2 - 1.2 mL/100g
Myrcene31 - 32% of total oil
Caryophyllene6.7 - 6.7% of total oil
Farnesene7.3 - 7.3% of total oil
Humulene20.8 - 20.8% of total oil
Geraniol0 - 0% of total oil
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