Wakatu (NZ)

Less spicy than the Hallertau Mittelfrüh; able to reatain its clean taste even in older beers


Bred at the NZ Riwaka HortResearch Centre; released in 1988

Also known as: Hops.Models.Hops.Alias

Pedigree: Triploid aroma type bred by open pollination of Hallertau Mittelfrüh and a NZ derived male
Aroma: Distinct floral, slight citrus/lime
Aroma profile: Citrus, Floral
Typical beer styles: Lager, Pilsner, Bitter, Ales, Bock

Brewing values
Brewing Usage Dual Purpose
Alpha Acid 6.5 - 8.5%
Beta Acid ~8.5%
Co-humulone 28 - 30%
Total Oil ~1 mL/100g

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