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New Zealand Wai-iti Hops (Pellets)

New Zealand Wai-iti Hops (Pellets)

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Wai-iti hops provide wonderfully bright citrus aromatics that compliment a variety of beer styles. Expect notes of lime, lemon and mandarin oranges that would make a great addition to your Pale, IPA, or Wheat brew. Luckily we bought most of the Wai-iti hops that were available in the U.S., so try them while you can! Ballast Point made a Sculpin® Double IPA cask version with Wai iti hops that was highly thought of. 

(General AA range 3%)

 

StorabilityN/A
FormatPellet
OriginNew Zealand
Flavor and AromaCitrus, Spicy, Fruity
Alpha AcidsLow
UseAroma/Flavor
Total Oil ContentAverage
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Gonna dry hop my cider with it
John D on Oct 16, 2018
Southern Exposure
Hunter J on Aug 2, 2018
Gonna dry hop my cider with it
John D on Oct 16, 2018
Trying a new hop variety.
Kevin P on Aug 10, 2018
Southern Exposure
Hunter J on Aug 2, 2018
making a new zealand ipa
Randy S Akam on Jul 30, 2018
experimental
Wayne M on May 17, 2018
The best flavoring hops for an IPA, period
Andrew V on Feb 17, 2018
Trying a new hop variety.
Kevin P on Aug 10, 2018
making a new zealand ipa
Randy S Akam on Jul 30, 2018
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Love the lime and citrus
Wai-iti complemented some motueka in a pale ale that turned out fantastic. Heaps of lime and citrus character in the aroma. Awesome!
April 16, 2018
Purchased
9 months ago
My favorite hop
Outstanding, I use together with Strisselspalt and Mosaic as finishing hops in my saison. No substitution has been satisfactory.
August 1, 2017
These are delicious
I made a simple American Wheat beer and also a more hop forward "Wheat Saison" with these hops by splitting a 5 gallon batch of plain old 1.048 wheat beer (nothing but 2-row and wheat) between two small fermenters and pitching different yeast (S-05 and Bella Saison). Mandarin orange flavor is more prevalent in the American Wheat, where the Saison has more pronounced lime, and since it's 10 points drier, what comes across as bitter orange vs sweeter orange. Both are delicious and I would make them again. I think you could use them in a WIT beer as a hoppy replacement for the spices and get a really good result. I'm going to use them in a blonde Belgian in the near future, and I will certainly buy more of them even though they are a bit pricy.
July 1, 2014