Southern Passion is a South African bred aroma hop whose pedigree is a diploid seedling originating from Saaz and Hallertauer crossing. The aroma profile includes passion fruit, guava, red berries, melon, calendula, and grapefruit – unique. Southern Passion works well with a variety of beer styles including lightly hopped session beers, and all hop-forward beers of American and Belgian origins such as pale ales, IPAs and Saisons.
Souther Passion Hop Statistics:
Alpha Acids: 5 – 11.2%
Beta Acids: 7 – 8.0%
Alpha-Beta Ratio: .63 – 1.6
Cohumulone: (% of alpha acids): 16.6 – 20.2%
Total Oils in mls per 100 grams dried: 0.7 – 1.3