New Zealand Southern Cross

New Zealand Southern Cross

Pedigree

Cross between New Zealand "Smoothcone" and a 1950s research variety bred from a crossing of an early North American type Cali with English Fuggle

Brewing Usage

Dual Purpose

Aroma

A delicate balance of citrus and spice, including a heady mix of lemon peel and pine needles

Typical Beer Styles

  • Lager

Additional Information

Released by New Zealand's HortResearch hop breeding program at Riwaka in 1994

 

Alpha Acids

11.0 - 14.0%

Beta Acids

5.0 - 6.0%

Co-Humulone

25 - 28%

Total Oil

~1.2 mL / 100g

Myrcene

~31.8% of total oil

Humulene

~20.8% of total oil

Caryophyllene

~6.7% of total oil

Farnesene

~7.3% of total oil

General Trade Perception

Typically used in mainstream lagers, but finding favor in a variety of craft styles



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