It's unique raisiny character and slight floral note, has been likened to Styrian style flavour. It's aroma has produced award winning lagers.
A triploid alpha type hop derived from New Zealand variety “Smoothcone” x open pollinated at New Zealand DSIR (now HortResearch) and released in 1972.
A clean hop with an excellent alpha acid level, yet with an aroma that has enhanced international award winning lagers and pilsner beers. New Zealand Green Bullet, with its unique raisiny character and slight floral note, has been likened to giving a Styrian style flavour to the beer. Green Bullet can be used as a single hop addition in special beers.
Maturity Late season
Yield Moderate to Good
Growth Habit Late shooting, moderately vigorous, clavate frame
Cone Structure Long compact cones
Disease Resistance As no disease problems in New Zealand, not defined
Storage Stability Good