Melba™ AU Hops

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Melba™ AU Hops provide stone fruit and citrus undertones. “The Dame of Aussie Hops” Melba™ is a dual-use hop variety with high oil content. Early additions are said to impart a clean and somewhat spicy bitterness. Late flavour or aroma additions impart properties of passionfruit, grapefruit and citrus.

Form

  • Type 90 Pellets

Pack Sizes:

  • 100g
  • 250g (SAVE 10% OFF 100g Price)
  • 500g (SAVE 15% OFF 100g Price)
  • 1 Kg (SAVE 20% OFF 100g Price)
  • 5 Kg (SAVE 30% OFF 100g Price)

Brewing Values

  • Harvest: 2021
  • Alpha Acids: 10.6%
  • Batch: 1204-21

Breeding:

Bred by Ellerslie Hop Australia in Victoria, Australia in 2004 with notable presence in the craft and home brewing industry from 2015 featuring prominently in Cooper's Vintage Ale 2015 Release.


Selection:

Melba™ is a real standout during selection especially when “rubbing up” for aroma scores its powerful grapefruit, citrus, passionfruit and other summer fruits. This variety is seen to have higher then average oil content.


Beer Styles:

Melba™ has high alpha and oil content making it a versatile hop for many brewing styles including:
  • Australian Ale
  • American Pale Ale
  • Amber Ale
  • IPA
  • Double IPA
  • Saison

Applications:

  • Dual Purpose
  • Bittering
  • Early & Late Additions - Mash, Wort, Kettle
  • Dry Hopping - Secondary fermentation

Possible Substitutions:

HPLC & Oil Composition (Measured within 6 months of harvest, stored at 0C)