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Additional information

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Characteristics

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Alpha Acid

Beta Acid

Cohumulone

Oil Composition

Myrcene: 60%, Humulene: 9-10%, Farnesene: 5%

Total Oil

Flavour Intensity

Waimea™

Use in brewing

A big alpha hop that carries an even bigger weight of oils with lots of pine and citrus characters

Well suited to dual purpose applications throughout from early kettle additions right through to dry hopping. Quality bitterness and aroma abound with fruity citrus and pine characters from this hops big weight of oil. A big hop for big beers.

Substitutions

Columbus, Pacific Jade

Origin/History

Waimea™ is a triploid cultivar released from The New Zealand Institute for Plant & Food Research Limited’s Motueka Research Centre in 2012 its parentage traces back to ‘Californian Late Cluster’, ‘Saazer’ and ‘Fuggle’.

Agronomics

Matures mid to late season with moderate to high yield.

Storage

Good