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Nelson Sauvin Hop

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6 years 6 months ago #59 by Pebbbles
Nelson Sauvin Hop was created by Pebbbles
Description:
Nelson Sauvin - Unique hop that imparts grape like flavours to the beer; flavours which have been described as “Sauvignon Blanc, gooseberry, distinct, clean and fresh.

Pedigree:
A triploid variety bred from New Zealand variety “Smoothcone” and a selected New Zealand male. Developed at New Zealand Hort Research and released in 2000.

General Description:
Early trials with Nelson Sauvin immediately revealed it to be somewhat different in its brewing character compared to other hop cultivars. This variety imparts certain grape like flavours to the beer; flavours which have yet to be positively identified, and are described as “Sauvignon Blanc, gooseberry, distinct, clean and fresh”. To acknowledge this “Sauvignon Blanc” flavour the variety was named Nelson Sauvin. Nelson Sauvin is a 12 % alpha hop, with aromatic qualities that are certainly different and unique.

Beer Styles:
Specialty Lagers

Agronomics:
Maturity -Mid to late season
Yield - Moderate

Growth Habit:
Late shooting, vigorous spring growth, clavate frame
Cone Structure - Compact cone, ovate shape
Disease Resistance - As no disease problems in New Zealand, not defined
Storage Stability - Good

HPLC Analysis:
Alpha Acids 12 - 13 %
Beta Acids 6 - 8 %
Cohumulone 24 % of Alpha Acids

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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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