Intense tropical fruit and citrus aroma characters evident during selection. Over successive commercial brewing trials in styles such as Strong Pale Ales and India Pale Ales Nectaron has displayed high levels of tropical fruit characters of pineapple and passionfruit as well as stone fruit (peach) and citrus (grapefruit)
A triploid aroma type developed by New Zealand’s Plant & Food Research. Nectaron® Brand HORT4337 is a full sister to Waimea.
First impressions are an intense tropical fruit and citrus aroma during selection.
Not clearly defined as yet as new varieties always find many applications as brewers become familiar with various nuances and behaviours. Given this hops big flavour and aroma characteristics most brewing trials have focussed on the production of bigger styles such as IPA’s, NEIPA and others.
This hop is not permitted by NZ Hops to be repacked so is now only available in 100g foil packs.
Current alpha acid 10.1%-Alpha acid often varies, please inquire directly if you wish this confirmed.