Riwaka

Pedigree: Bred from Old Line Saazer
Brewing Usage: Aroma
Aroma: Powerful grapefruit and citrus characteristics
Alpha Acids: 4.5 – 6.5%
Beta Acids: 4.0 – 5.0%
Co-Humulone: 36% of alpha acids
Total Oil: 1.5 mL/100g
Myrcene: 68% of total oil
Humulene: 9.0% of total oil
Caryophyllene: 4.0% of total oil
Farnesene: 1.0% of total oil
General Trade Perception: Typically employed as a traditional Saazer variety, but has developed its own punch and zeal as a late addition in new-world Pale Ale styles
Possible Substitutions: Saaz, Sterling
Typical Beer Styles: Belgian-style Ales, Lager, Pale Ale, Pilsner
Additional Information: Bred as part of the “hops with a difference program” and released by Hort Research Riwaka Hop Research Centre in 1997