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.
Alpha Acid16 - 19%
Beta Acid7 - 9%
Co-humulone22 - 24%
Total Oil2 - 2.2 mL/100g
Myrcene59 - 61% of total oil
Caryophyllene2.5 - 2.7% of total oil
Farnesene4.9 - 5.1% of total oil
Humulene9.4 - 9.6% of total oil
Geraniol0 - 0% of total oil
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