Waimea - 100gm

Waimea is a high alpha hop with fruity citrus and pine characters.

It can be used at the beginning of the boil right through to the dry hop, providing a quality bitterness and abundant fruity citrus and pine characters. A big hop for big beers.

It can be used in a variety of styles and is particularly well suited to New World Pale Ales, IPA's, and Lagers.

Technical Data

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

Alpha Acids 16-19%
Beta Acids 7-9%
Cohumulone 22-24% of Alpha Acids
Total Oil 2.1 ml oil per 100gm cone weight
Concentration 126 uL Oil/gram Alpha
Myrcene 60%
Humulene 9.5%
Caryophyllene 2.6%
Farnesene 5%
Citrus-Piney Fraction 6.2%
Floral Estery Fraction 2.1%
H/C Ratio 3.7
Other 0%

Grower Comments

Maturity Mid to Late season
Yield Moderate to high
Growth Habit Vigorous, clavate frame
Cone Structure Long, compact, ovate shape
Disease Resistance New Zealand is hop disease free
Storage Stability Good