Re-released in 2007 from the New Zealand hop breeding program, Rakau is often described as “the whole orchard.” It is often used in New World styles where brash fruity character and big but well constructed bitterness is desired. Rakau performs best when used in combination of late additions and dry hopping.
Aroma: Specific aroma descriptors include stone fruit and fig characteristics; fresh orchard fruits, specifically apricot with some resinous pine needle characteristics are noted.
A flowery, grapefruit-like aroma with medium bittering value that is gaining acceptance as a substitute for Cascade due to its citrus nature.
Usage: Excellent aromatic qualities make Azacca® a go-to hop for late and dry hop additions in a variety of styles, although its high myrcene fraction has already made it a...
Dual purpose hop with a pleasantly complex fruity and citrusy aroma. Hints of pear, apple, sweet lemonlime, as well as notes of earthy tea. Alpha Acid: 12 - 14%
Cascade hops have unmistakable grapefruit citrus aroma and flavor. Signature hop of many American microbrews. Use for late additions and dry hopping American pale, amber, and IPAs.