New Zealand Pacific Gem

New Zealand Pacific Gem

Pedigree

New Zealand "Smoothcone" and Californian Late Cluster x Fuggle

Brewing Usage

Bittering

Aroma

No distinct characteristics. Some brewers have noted delicate blackberry and floral or oak tones

Possible Substitutions

Typical Beer Styles

  • Lager

Additional Information

Developed through the New Zealand Hort Research and released in 1987

Alpha Acids

13.5 - 15.0%

Beta Acids

7.0 - 9.0%

Co-Humulone

37 - 40%

Total Oil

~1.2 mL / 100g

Myrcene

~33.3% of total oil

Humulene

~29.9% of total oil

Caryophyllene

~11% of total oil

Farnesene

~0.3% of total oil

General Trade Perception

Unlike other high alpha hops, Pacific Gem does not carry a punchy aroma



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