Motueka™: bred as part of the Hops with a Difference programme, Motueka is an excellent hop in many applications from first kettle additions through late gifting. This hop offers a unique aroma and flavour profile suitable for producing bigger styles. Excellent when employed in multiple additions from a single hop bill and sits well on the palate to balance specialty malt sweetness. It is an excellent variety for a wide range of styles from Saison through to Pilsners. It is extremely versatile in the brewery.
Aroma: specific aroma descriptors include distinctive fresh crushed citrus, "Mojito" lime character, lively lemon and lime tones with background hints of tropical fruit.
Style Guide: European Ale, English Ale.
Substitutes: Saaz, Sterling.
Hops are packed by producers in hermetic bags which preserv aroma and bitterness of hops for at least 3 years from packaking date. "Best before" date is indicated on each bag.
The exact alpha acid content is indicated on every package.