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New Zealand Motueka™

Motueka’s zingy lemon-lime overtones make for a unique aroma hop.

Alpha Acid Range %
6.5-7.5
Beta Acid Range %
5.0-5.5
Co-Humulone as % of Alpha
28-30
Total Oil mL/100 g
0.8-1.0

SKU: HMOT0044

Breeding/Development: New Zealand. A triploid variety from HortResearch, bred from a selection of New Zealand breeding stock and Saazer. Motueka™ brings a winning combination of noble heritage with southern hemisphere fruit.

Brewing Application: Primarily aroma, but can easily be used as a dual-purpose hop. Its mixture of Saaz character with distinct lemon-lime citrus, plus good oil content, makes for a unique signature when used throughout the kettle in hoppy lagers, Belgian ales, or wheat beers.

Sensory: Sweet and resinous with zingy citrus and fresh herbal notes (basil, rosemary) and hints of dried orchard fruit around the edges.

Botanical Classification:
Family: Cannabaceae
Genus: Humulus
Species: Lupulus

Maturity: Early

Yield: Low to medium

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