NZ Nelson Sauvin - $28.50/lb

NZ Nelson Sauvin - $28.50/lb

Regular price
$313.50
Sale price
$313.50

Dual Purpose Hop

Nelson Sauvin™ is an excellent dual purpose hop; providing both intense, distinct flavour characteristics as well as high alphas. An excellent all-rounder, this hop is able to produce big punchy Ales as well as subtle yet bitter Lagers. In a nutshell Nelson Sauvin™ can be described as a “quintessentially New Zealand” variety that has gained an international reputation in the speciality craft and seasonal beer market.

Country Produced

New Zealand

Characteristics                                                                                                   Gooseberry, Grapefruit, White Wine

Alpha Acid:  10-13%

Beta Acid:  6-8%

Cohumulone:  22-26%

Total Oil:  1.1ml/100g

History                                                                                                                                           Developed at New Zealand HortResearch, this variety was bred using a New Zealand Smoothecone variety and a selected New Zealand male and was released in 2000. Its distinct fresh crushed gooseberry smell is a descriptor often associated with the Sauvignon Blanc – giving it the name Nelson Sauvin™.