CLOSEOUT - Waimea NZ Hop Pellets 2 oz - 2021 Crop Year

CLOSEOUT - Waimea NZ Hop Pellets 2 oz - 2021 Crop Year

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Aromatic Characteristics

Aromas of pine and citrus.

Aromatic Oil Content

1.8 - 2.3mL/100g

Bittering Potential (alpha acid %)

16 - 19%

Good for Bittering?


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  • Learn about our Hop Freshness Program
  • Alpha Acids & Crop Year: We print the alpha acid percentage and crop year on the hop package. Alpha acid levels will vary within a general range indicated above. Crop year is the year of harvest. When pelletized and stored in oxygen-barrier bags at cold temperatures to reduce oxidation, hops can remain in good condition for 3 to 4 years.
  • Hop Form: Type 90 Pellets
  • Smells Like: Resinous pine, citrus like tangerine/orange, pomelo, and grapefruit.
  • Suited For: Any beers with an assertive hop focus.
  • Notes: Waimea is a new hop from New Zealand with high aromatic oil content, high bittering potential, and low astringency from cohumulone. It was developed by New Zealand Plant and Food Research and released in 2012. This hop is a true dual-purpose powerhouse that can be used for both bittering and high intensity aroma.


How to Use

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To Calculate IBU:

IBU per Addition = [AA%] x [Ounces Hops] x [Boil Time Factor]

Add the IBU from each addition for total predicted IBU

Boil Time Factor for 5 gallon batches by time of hop addition:

60+ 4.0
55 3.5
50 3.1
45 2.7
40 2.2
35 1.8
30 1.4
25 1.2
20 1.1
15 1.0
10 0.8
5 0.7
Whirlpool 0.6
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