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Characteristics

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Alpha Acid

Beta Acid

Cohumulone

Oil Composition

Myrcene: 22-23%, Humulene: 36-37%, Farnesene: <1%

Total Oil

Flavour Intensity

Nelson Sauvin™

Use in brewing

Nelson Sauvin™ is an excellent dual purpose hop; providing both intense, distinct flavour characteristics as well as high alphas. An excellent all-rounder, this hop is able to produce big punchy Ales as well as subtle yet bitter Lagers. In a nutshell Nelson Sauvin™ can be described as a “quintessentially New Zealand” variety that has gained an international reputation in the speciality craft and seasonal beer market.

Substituions

Pacific Jade, Pacifica

Origin/History

Developed at New Zealand HortResearch, this variety was bred using a New Zealand Smoothecone variety and a selected New Zealand male and was released in 2000. Its distinct fresh crushed gooseberry smell is a descriptor often associated with the Sauvignon Blanc – giving it the name Nelson Sauvin™.

Agronomics

A mid to late season hop with a moderate yield; this is a late shooting hop with a vigorous spring growth producing a compact cone with an ovate shape up to 5cm long. Disease-free.

Organic Status

Also available in Organic

Storage

Good

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About Us

Charles Faram has been established as merchants of hops and hop products for over 150 years. The company, which was originally based in  Worcester, now resides in the small hamlet of Newland, situated at the foot of the picturesque Malvern Hills.

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