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Riwaka - 100gm

Possibly the most sought after NZ hop, Riwaka has a unique and powerful tropical passionfruit character with a grapefruit citrussiness. 

It is a bold hop that screams NZ Hops.

It can be and is used in a wide variety of styles, but is particularly well suited to big IPA's and Imperial Pilsners.

Riwaka is used in a number of commercial beers such as Emersons Pilsner, Emersons Bookbinder, and Tuatara Pilsner.

Technical Data

HPLC & Oil Composition (Measured within 6 months of harvest, stored at 0C)

Alpha Acids 4.5-6.5%
Beta Acids 4.0-5.0%
Cohumulone 32% of Alpha Acids
Total Oil 1.5 ml oil per 100gm cone weight
Concentration 233 uL Oil/gram Alpha
Myrcene 68%
Humulene 9%
Caryophyllene 4%
Farnesene 1%
Citrus-Piney Fraction 5.9%
Floral Estery Fraction 2.8%
H/C Ratio 3.4
Other 0%

Grower comments:

Maturity   Early season
Yield   Low to Medium
Growth Habit   Columnar frame
Cone Structure   Cylindrical, open, loose cones
Disease Resistance   Not defined as New Zealand is hop disease free
Storage Stability   Good