Rakau

Brewing Usage: Dual Purpose
Aroma: Fresh orchard fruits, specifically apricot, with some resinous, pine needle characteristics
Alpha Acids: 10.0 – 11.0%
Beta Acids: 5.0 – 6.0%
Co-Humulone: 24% of alpha acids
Total Oil: 2.2 mL/100g
Myrcene: 56% of total oil
Humulene: 16.3% of total oil
Caryophyllene: 5.2% of total oil
Farnesene: 4.5% of total oil
General Trade Perception: Well suited for new world styles where brash fruity character and big, but well constructed, bitterness are desired
Possible Substitutions: Amarillo®, Summit™
Typical Beer Styles: Ale, ESB, Lager, Pale Ale
Additional Information: Released from the New Zealand Hop breeding program