Green Bullet (NZ)

This “go to” hop is a traditional bittering type that now finds applications throughout the brewery from late additions through the hop back/ whirlpool and dry hopping.


Used extensively as a utility brew house workhorse and found in breweries across the world.

Pedigree: Green Bullet is a triploid alpha variety bred by open cross pollination of the New Zealand "Smoothcone" variety
Aroma: spicy, dried fruit characters; high levels of floral oil that complements and balances the piney resinous hop character
Aroma profile: Floral, Spicy, Fruity, Pine
Typical beer styles: Pale Ale Bitter Stout Lagers Irish Red Ale Porter Pilsner India Pale Ale

Brewing values
Brewing Usage Dual Purpose
Alpha Acid 11 - 14%
Beta Acid 6.5 - 7%
Co-humulone 38 - 39%
Total Oil 1 - 1.2 mL/100g

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