Rakau - 100gm
Rakau is a dual purpose hop that provides an excellent bitterness and unique fruity flavours and aromas that has been described as The Whole Orchard.
A real standout it provides a dominant fruitiness of fresh stone fruit, such as apricot, when used as a late addition and in dry hopping.
Rakau is used in Garage Projects Pernicious Weed in combination with Nelson Sauvin.
HPLC & Oil Composition (Measured within 6 months of harvest, stored at 0C)
|Cohumulone||24% of Alpha Acids|
|Total Oil||2.2 ml oil per 100gm cone weight|
|Concentration||206 uL Oil/gram Alpha|
|Floral Estery Fraction||1.2%|
|Yield||Medium to Good|
|Growth Habit||Clavate frame, tending to “housey”|
|Cone Structure||Cylindrical, tight and firm|
|Disease Resistance||New Zealand is hop disease free|