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.
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.
Melba™ has high alpha and oil content making it a versatile hop for many brewing styles including:
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Review by Andrew R. on 29 Mar 2017review stating Customer review
What an interesting hop! Spicy bitterness, almost like an oakyness. Flavour and aroma from late additions I get something like candied orange zest, passionfruit and some some flora notes. Will have to play more with these!
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