Nelson Sauvin Hops (Pellets)

Nelson Sauvin Hops (Pellets)

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A new arrival from New Zealand, Nelson Sauvin is sure to delight those looking to impart a unique aroma to their beer. Nelson hops are an excellent dual purpose hop that can be used to produce a punch or sparingly for subtler bittering qualities. The aromas have best been described as resembling a white wine "fruitiness" with fresh crushed gooseberry and grape infused tropical flavors. Ideal for American-style Pale Ales and specialty beers.

Hop Statistics:
Alpha Acids: 12.0 - 13.0%
Beta Acids: 6.0 - 8.0%
Alpha-Beta Ratio: 1.5 - 2.17
Cohumulone: (% of alpha acids): ~24%
Total Oils in mls per 100 grams dried: ~1.1 mL / 100g
Storage(% alpha acids remaining after 6 months storage at 68° F): N/A
Similar Hop Varieties: N/A

OriginNew Zealand
Flavor and AromaFruity, Tropical
Alpha AcidsAverage
UseDual Purpose
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Tim P on Dec 8, 2021
Making an ale
Matthew K on Aug 19, 2021
Tim P on Dec 8, 2021
Need it for a recipe.
mortfrom on Nov 2, 2021
Making an ale
Matthew K on Aug 19, 2021
Making an ale
Matthew K on Aug 19, 2021
To make an IPA
Andrew H on Jul 23, 2021
Me and Mosaic are on a break…
Matthew W on Jul 2, 2021
New use
VE-0930509, Rina R on Mar 23, 2021
Making an all nelson DIPA
Alexander W on Feb 26, 2021
Trying it out
Matthew S on Feb 9, 2021
Love fruitiness
Mark A on Feb 9, 2021
First time use
Jorge Luis V on Dec 16, 2020
Bill T on Dec 5, 2020
to see what it's like
Roy on Oct 25, 2020
Michael Eden M on Oct 8, 2020
David B on Sep 21, 2020
been a while since used
Deane D on Sep 10, 2020
Belgian Tripel
Rigoberto D on Aug 11, 2020
read about it in the nanobrewery book.
Eron T on Jun 26, 2020
favorite hop
Anthony M on Jun 5, 2020
Good question I haven't tried it.
fruity hop
Mark A on May 19, 2020
Great Hazy IPA Hop
Scott J on Apr 17, 2020
Less Filling
John W on Apr 17, 2020
Victor S on Mar 18, 2020
for a specific sour beer
mark w on Feb 3, 2020
my favorite hop
erik w on Dec 17, 2019
Great taste fo rx Saison
Jonathan A on Oct 24, 2019
Called for in a recipe and I could not find a less expensive substitute.
John K on Oct 15, 2019
because I can
James Y on Sep 28, 2019
making a nz pilsner
Matt B on Aug 28, 2019
one of my favorites
Stephen C on Aug 28, 2019
Recipe called for them
Nicholas L on Aug 28, 2019
Brewed a Belgian Golden Ale that was just fabulous so I need some more
Mark T on Jul 8, 2019
red wine barrel aged farmhouse ale
richard deangelis on Apr 29, 2019
Best APA hops
Scott L on Apr 15, 2019
Trying in a pale ale
Fruity Dankness
Steven T on Jan 28, 2019
Great Hop
Sean D on Jan 23, 2019
For Brut IPA
Timothy S on Dec 29, 2018
Because Nelson. Who knows where it will go.
Mark Stuart H on Dec 24, 2018
Unique hop that I have not tried before
Ben M on Nov 17, 2018
Trying a new hop variety.
Kevin P on Aug 10, 2018
Additive to Southern Exposure
Hunter J on Aug 2, 2018
You guys have the most affordable Nelson Sauvin Pellet hops available. I am hoping this recipe I have for "Regal Pale Ale" turns out great.
Kaman H on Jul 28, 2018
Miguel Ugarte on Jul 3, 2018
Everyone is raving about this hop.
Chad T on Jun 28, 2018
Favorite hop - been craving it
Michael E. Brown on Apr 23, 2018
making a knock off of the royal beer for the wedding
mike c on Mar 16, 2018
Need it for a recipe.
mortfrom on Nov 2, 2021
Making an ale
Matthew K on Aug 19, 2021

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Rated 5 out of 5
Seemed fresh and delicious - added nice white wine notes to a Belgian Pale Ale, just like we were hoping.
June 15, 2020
1 year ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Great for dry hopping
Amazing and aromatic hop great for Dry Hopping
April 8, 2020
1 year ago
Rated 5 out of 5
great service
fast delivery
August 28, 2018
over 3 years ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Always a Winner!
Nelson Sauvin, paired with Mosaic for dry hopping, has been my go-to combination for IPA's. Always a great aroma, great flavor, and a fantastic complement to the "fruitiness" of Mosaic hops in IPA's.
March 27, 2018
over 3 years ago
Rated 5 out of 5
My favorite late addition hop
My favorite dry hop and late addition hop. Adds a very unique and very intense “dank” grape-y flavor. Perfect for an IPA or sour saison. I typically use about an ounce per 5 gallons. It works especially well when paired with Citra, Mosaic, and/or Galaxy.
March 3, 2018
over 4 years ago
Rated 5 out of 5
High aroma. Fruity. Will make a great dry hop.
January 30, 2018
over 3 years ago