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New Zealand Pacific Jade™

Highly versatile with a distinctive bright citrus-black pepper spice aroma.

Alpha Acid Range %
12.0-14.0
Beta Acid Range %
7.0-8.0
Co-Humulone as % of Alpha
23-25
Total Oil mL/100 g
1.1-1.5

SKU: HJAD0044

Breeding/Development: New Zealand. A triploid high-alpha variety bred by HortResearch Centre at Riwaka and released in 2004. Pacific Jade’s ancestry includes New Zealand First Choice and an “Old Line” Saazer.

Brewing Application: Dual purpose. Pacific Jade’s respectable alpha levels give it good bittering power, but with a very distinctive contribution to aroma and flavor when used as a late addition. The mix of fruit and black pepper character does nicely in pales, IPAs, and hoppy Belgians or lagers.

Sensory: Mild to moderate with musky fruit (melon, lime, blood orange) and a distinct freshly-ground black pepper spice element.

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

Maturity: Mid to late

Yield: Moderate

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