Pacific gem square

Additional information

Country

Characteristics

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Alpha Acid

Beta Acid

Cohumulone

Oil Composition

Myrcene: 33-34%, Humulene: 29-30%, Farnesene: <1%

Total Oil

Flavour Intensity

Pacific Gem™

Use in brewing

A high alpha hop with a pleasant aroma and useful bitterness level of 13% alpha. Pacific Gem™ is very fruity with distinct berryfruit aroma that is prized by many brewers.

Substitutions

Columbus, Fuggles

Origin/History

Developed in New Zealand at the DSIR Research Station, and was released in 1987.
Pacific Gem™ has a Triploid alpha type, being the child of Smoothcone, Californian Cluster and Fuggles.

Agronomics

Matures early to mid season.

Organic Status

Grown by one grower who converted to organic production circa 1990. His production is now well established and consistent.

Storage

Very Good