Nelson Sauvin (NZ)

Considered by some as 'extreme', this hop is often used in specialty craft and seasonal beers


Developed at the New Zealand HortResearch Centre; released in 2000

Pedigree: A triploid variety bred from NZ "smoothcone" and a selected NZ male
Aroma: Distinctive white wine 'fruitiness', gooseberry
Aroma profile: Fruity
Typical beer styles: American Pale Ale, Lager

Brewing values
Brewing Usage Dual Purpose
Alpha Acid 12 - 13%
Beta Acid 6 - 8%
Co-humulone ~24%
Total Oil ~1.1 mL/100g