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Additional information

Country

Characteristics

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Alpha Acid

Beta Acid

Cohumulone

Oil Composition

Myrcene: 35-36%, Humulene: 16-17%, Farnesene: 6-7%

Total Oil

Flavour Intensity

Wakatu™

Use in brewing

Dual purpose hop.

A fine clean triploid Hallertau bred from the classic Hallertau Mittlefruh variety. A floral, vanilla flavour which is excellent in lighter coloured beers, while the high alpha helps this hop to be useful as a bittering hop.

Substitutions

Mittlefruh

Origin/History

Developed by the New Zealand DSIR Research Station in Riwaka™ and released in 1988.
Wakatu is a triploid variety, with parentage of Mittlefruh and a New Zealand male through open pollination.

Agronomics

Matures early 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