Wakatu (Formerly Hallertau Aroma) - Organic Hops (Pellets 90g) NZ - Crop 2020 (AA 5.7%) Bulk price (450g+) = $12.50 per 90g
Slightly less spicy than Hallertau Mittlefrüh. This hop variety has a distinct
mix of floral & slightly citrus character, with superb aroma quality.
Pedigree A triploid aroma type hop bred by open pollination with Hallertau Mittlefrüh at New Zealand HortResearch Riwaka Hop Research Centre. Released in 1988.
General Description A fine clean triploid Hallertau hop, bred from the German Hallertau Mittlefrüh, although slightly less spicy than the true Hallertau Mittlefrüh. This hop variety has a distinct mix of floral and slightly citrus character. New Zealand Hallertau Aroma has the ability to retain its clean taste even in older beers and is used for its aroma qualities by major brewers in the USA, Europe, Japan and Asia.
Beer Styles Lagers, Pilseners, Bitters, Ales, Bocks
Agronomics Maturity Early to Mid season
Growth Habit Late spring growth, columnar frame
Cone Structure Medium length, loose cones
Disease Resistance As no disease problems in New Zealand, not defined
Storage Stability Good
HPLC Analysis Alpha Acids 7.5 – 8.5 %
Beta Acids 8.5 %
Cohumulone 28 - 30 % of Alpha Acids
Oil Composition (Measured within 6 months of harvest, stored at 0 ºC)
Total Oil 1.0 mls oil per 100 gram cone weight
Concentration 124 uL Oil/gram Alpha
Myrcene 35.5 %