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New Zealand Motueka Hops (Pellets)
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Description

Also referred to as B Saaz hops, this Saazer descendent is mostly used for its bold aroma of of lemon, lime and tropical fruits. A fantastic addition to Lagers, Belgian and English Ales, Motueka is also a great way to spice-up your favorite IPA recipe.

Hop Statistics:
Alpha Acids: 6.5 – 8.5%
Beta Acids: 5.0 – 5.5%
Alpha-Beta Ratio: 1.18 - 1.7
Cohumulone: (% of alpha acids): ~29%
Total Oils in mls per 100 grams dried: ~0.8
Storage(% alpha acids remaining after 6 months storage at 68° F): NA
Similar Hop Varieties: Saaz, Sterling

StorabilityGood
FormatPellet
OriginNew Zealand
Flavor and AromaCitrus, Tropical
Alpha AcidsAverage
UseAroma/Flavor
Total Oil ContentHigh
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they are delicious
Eric J on May 19, 2018
Dry hop for a nice farmhouse saison.
Robert G on Mar 16, 2018
they are delicious
Eric J on May 19, 2018
experimental
Wayne M on May 17, 2018
Dry hop for a nice farmhouse saison.
Robert G on Mar 16, 2018
Supposed "lime" contribution.
Chris W on Feb 20, 2018
Killer Aroma
Jonathan A B on Feb 13, 2018
Good hop flavor late addition.
Michael G on Feb 5, 2018
experimental
Wayne M on May 17, 2018
Supposed "lime" contribution.
Chris W on Feb 20, 2018
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Amazing hop these are one of my favorite hops, I had the hops in my freezer for a couple of months and when I opened the package "BAM!" That amazing Motueka aroma, love these hops!!
April 25, 2018
Purchased
4 months ago
Has become my favorite
Motueka hops have become one of my favorite hops. I like to use them at 3oz 140 degrees and whirl pool them down to about 80 deg. Then I dry hop,3 oz, in kegs, starting about 5 days before serving and leave the hops in until the keg is dry.

Guests and family love the aroma and "there is just a hidden flavor" they say. They do not seem to get a grassy off taste. Get some and enjoy
February 14, 2018
Purchased
4 months ago
Motueka
Used 8ozs in a 6 gal single hop IPA, 5 in the boil/flameout, 3 for dry hop. Very subtle tropical and citrus. Kinda underwhelming. However for a blonde, belgium, or pils this hop might be what your looking for.
June 30, 2017
great multipurpose hop
One of my favorite hops to use, fruity and citrusy but completely different from typical citrusy american hops. works very well with a wide range of hop based styles.
May 27, 2015