A Dual Purpose hop

Waimea

Waimea

aroma profile: Citrus, Pine

Released from The New Zealand Institute for Plant & Food Research Limited’s Motueka Research Centre, Waimea is well-suited to dual purpose applications from early kettle additions right through to dry hopping. It exudes quality bitterness and aroma abound with fruity citrus and pine characters from this hop's big weight of oil. A big hop for big beers, it an be used across a wide array of styles in a variety of brewhouse and dry hopping applications.

Aroma: Specific aroma descriptors include lots of pine and citrus characters; intense tangelo.

Brewing Values

Acid/Oil
Range
Low
High

Alpha Acid

0
20
16-19%

Beta Acid

0
15
7-9%

Total Oil

0
4
2-2.2 mL/100g
  • Alpha Acid
    16 - 19%
  • Beta Acid
    7 - 9%
  • Co-humulone
    22 - 24%
  • Total Oil
    2 - 2.2 mL/100g
  • Myrcene
    59 - 61% of total oil
  • Caryophyllene
    2.5 - 2.7% of total oil
  • Farnesene
    4.9 - 5.1% of total oil
  • Humulene
    9.4 - 9.6% of total oil
  • Geraniol
    0 - 0% of total oil

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