Named after Frank Zappa, in collaboration with the Zappa family, this hop is as counter culture as the musician himself. Zappa™ is described as having unique spiciness, coupled with full on mango, backed by a sharp citrus, delightful savory and strong deciduous pine characteristics.
Zappa™ is a native, NorthAmerican, Humulus Lupulus var. neomexicanus, recovered from the wild in New Mexico.
Typical Brewing Specification:
- Harvest: 2019
- Lot Identification: 1570
- Alpha Acids: 4.2%
- Oil content: 1.3%
- Alpha Acid Range 6-8%
- Beta Acid Range 8-9%
- Co-Humulone as % of Alpha 40-45%
- Total Oil mL/100 g 1.8-2.5%
- Spicy with strong notes of tropical fruit (mango, passion fruit), citrus, and pine. Additional descriptors include savory, mint, and Fruity Pebbles™
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