An Aroma hop

Wai-Iti

New Zealand
Wai-Iti

aroma profile: Citrus, Stone Fruit, Spicy, Fruity

Developed by the New Zealand Institute for Plant and Food Research hop breeding program and released in 2011, Wai-iti is a granddaughter of Liberty and is derived from 1/3 Hallertau MIttelfrüh. Fresh peaches and stone fruit dominate the aroma in single hopped beers and when combining with other varieties in late additions. Wai-iti is best known for its fruity, aroma-driven results.

Aroma: Specific aroma descriptors include fresh peaches and apricot characteristics; freshly squeezed limes with top notes of mixed citrus and spice.

Brewing Values

Acid/Oil
Range
Low
High

Alpha Acid

0
20
2.5-3.5%

Beta Acid

0
15
4.5-5.5%

Total Oil

0
4
1.6-1.6 mL/100g
  • Alpha Acid
    2.5 - 3.5%
  • Beta Acid
    4.5 - 5.5%
  • Co-humulone
    22 - 24%
  • Total Oil
    1.6 - 1.6 mL/100g
  • Myrcene
    3 - 3% of total oil
  • Caryophyllene
    8.9 - 9.1% of total oil
  • Farnesene
    12.9 - 13.1% of total oil
  • Humulene
    27.9 - 28.1% of total oil
  • Geraniol
    0 - 0% of total oil

1 Brewer Reviews

Was given malt, yeast and this hop for a single malt, single hop presentation beer and it really was a smash beer. Very well received with the Wai-Iti hops really shining through in this lager style beer. Definitely recommended for lagers over traditional Hallertau

Steve | Aug 31st, 2017

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