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Motueka (B Saaz) hop

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6 years 6 months ago #57 by Pebbbles
Motueka (B Saaz) hop was created by Pebbbles
Description:
An absolutely unique Saaz like flavour with it's own distinctive citrus twist.
Pedigree A triploid aroma type bred by crossing 1/3 Saaz and 2/3 New Zealand breeding selection at the New Zealand HortResearch Riwaka Hop Research Centre. Released in 1997.

General Description
This recently developed triploid variety is referred to as “B” Saaz , after a prominent Belgian brewery took a liking to it when doing brew trials. It has made a name for itself as a triploid substitute for the traditional Saaz Saaz, with a New Zealand twist. An absolutely unique Saaz like flavour has made this hop very sought after by brewers, both large and small. This new hop variety with high Farnasene imparts a distinctive citrus aroma in several beer styles. A craft brewers favourite.

Beer Styles
Lagers, Bitters, Bocks, Sweet Porters.

Agronomics
Maturity Early season
Yield Low to Medium
Growth Habit Vigorous, columnar frame
Cone Structure Cylindrical, open, loose cones
Disease Resistance As no disease problems in New Zealand, not defined
Storage Stability Good

HPLC Analysis
Alpha Acids 6.5 - 7.5 %
Beta Acids 5 %
Cohumulone 29 % of Alpha Acids

Oil Composition (Measured within 6 months of harvest, stored at 0 ºC)
Total Oil 0.8 mls oil per 100 gram cone weight
Concentration 107 uL Oil/gram Alpha
Myrcene 47.7 %
Humulene 3.6 %

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Finnroo's Avatar Finnroo - Sat 16 Mar - 18:47

Thanks Australia and around the world for your support.

cliveinthemiddle - Tue 19 Feb - 22:32

Cheers Finnroo

Finnroo's Avatar Finnroo - Tue 19 Feb - 06:41

Yes just stick to your plan. The airlock is not always an indication of whats going on, cheers :)

cliveinthemiddle - Mon 18 Feb - 20:49

Hi again, my NEIPA started fermenting sturday night, has been bubbling madly since. However I have just checked it (Monday night) and it has stopped bubbling. I was going to dry hop day 4/7 - should I still stick to plan?cheers, Rob

Finnroo's Avatar Finnroo - Mon 18 Feb - 18:05

My experience is it produces a fuller bodied beer with a higher FG.Attenuation being 70 to 75% Cheers

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