Pacific Gem NZ Hops
Pacific Gem NZ Hops
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 2019 - 13.3% Alpha Acids
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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