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Rakau Hops - 454g

Rakau Hops - 454g


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Rakau Hops -  454g

Rakau hops have been around for many years. It was known as AlphAroma which no longer exists commercially. Rakau was rediscovered and re-released in 2011. This hop has big fruit-forward characters. Rakau is an efficient bittering hop due to its high alpha acid content. This hop is best used as a late addition to maximize the fresh fruit aromas. Awesome flavours and aromas of apricot, plum, mango, pear and other stone fruits are given when used in hopstands or dry-hopping.

Typical brewing styles: Ales, American Ales, IPAs, NEIPA


apricot, plum, mango, pear and other stone fruits

Purpose: aroma, bittering
Alpha Acid:  9% - 11%
Beta Acid: 5% - 6%
Origin: New Zealand
Possible substitutions: Amarillo, Summit

Our hops live in Nitrogen! All hops are packaged, stored, and shipped in nitrogen for optimum freshness.