Pacific Gem NZ Hops
Pacific Gem NZ Hops
Pacific Gem NZ Hops
Pacific Gem NZ Hops
Pacific Gem NZ Hops

Pacific Gem NZ Hops

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Pacific Gem Varietal: 79-32 NZ Hop is a solid bittering hop with spicy black pepper and berry fruit aroma characters (13-15 % AA).  Contains a good balance of oils which constantly contributes to its aroma score.  Fills the Brew House with enticing aromas during kettle addition and has been described as producing oaken flavours with a distinct blackberry aroma. Typically used as a first hop addition and makes its presence felt through an excellent tempered bitterness and flavour while later additions deliver citrus and pine aroma notes. A master of consistency.

Form:

  • Type 90 Hop Pellets

Pack Sizes:

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

Pedigree:

Pacific Gem Brand 79-32 is a Triploid alpha type bred from the New Zealand variety “Smoothcone” crossed with Californian Late Cluster x Fuggle. Developed through the New Zealand Hop breeding programme and released in 1987.

Selection:

Pacific Gem contains a good balance of oils which constantly contributes to its aroma score.  A very pleasing hop with useful bittering potential with Alpha Acids at 13 % and above.

Brewing:

Pacific Gem fills the Brew House with enticing aromas during kettle addition and has been described as producing oaken flavours with a distinct blackberry aroma. Typically used as a first hop addition and makes its presence felt through an excellent tempered bitterness and flavour while later additions deliver citrus and pine aroma notes.

"A master of consistency"

Applications:

A good all purpose hop  that delivers  quality bitterness along with flavour and  aromas Excellent in international lagers can also be used in IPA’s and other big styles.

Technical Data

HPLC & Oil Composition (Measured within 6 months of harvest, stored at 0C)
  • Crop 2018 Alpha 13.1%
Alpha Acids 13-15%
Beta Acids 7-9%
Cohumulone 37% of Alpha Acids
Total Oil 1.2 ml oil per 100gm cone weight
Concentration 78 uL Oil/gram Alpha
Myrcene 33.3%
Humulene 29.9%
Caryophyllene 11%
Farnesene 0.3%
Citrus-Piney Fraction 9.4%
Floral Estery Fraction 1.8%
H/C Ratio 3.2
Other 0%

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