Hop Name: Waimea

Common Usage: Both

Hop Characteristics
Alpha Range:16.0 - 19.0%
Beta Range:16.0 - 19.0%
Cohumulone Range:22.0 - 24.0%
Humulene Range:9.5 - 9.5%
Myrcene Range:60.0 - 60.0%
Farnesene Range:5.0 - 5.0%
Caryophyllene Range:2.6 - 3%
Total Oil Range:2.1 - 2.1 mL/100g
Waimea is a new New Zealand variety (2012), originally bred for high alpha and bittering qualities, but it is really a dual-use hop. It’s fresh-crushed citrus and understated pine characteristics are very prominent despite its high alpha content. It has an alpha acid content of 14% and an oil content of 2%. It is predicted to be used in many different beer styles.

Commonly used in:
Origin: New Zealand
Storage: N/A
Intense tangelo and citrus fruit with subtle pine characteristics

Possible Substitutions:
None known