Overview

Rakau™ Brand - NZ

70-4-9
Alpha Acids:
10
13
Re-released in 2007 from the New Zealand hop breeding program, Rakau is often described as “the whole orchard.” It is often used in New World styles where brash fruity character and big but well constructed bitterness is desired. Rakau performs best when used in combination of late additions and dry hopping.
Aroma Profile:
Apricot, Citrus, Resinous, Stone Fruit
Rakau™ Brand - NZ
70-4-9
Alpha Acids:
10
13
Technical Specifications
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Typical Brewing Values

Value ranges are determined by multiple years of harvest data generated by YCH’s quality laboratory. All analysis conforms to the ASBC hop methods.
Alpha Acids (22-26% COHUMULONE)
0 28
10.0-13.0%
Beta Acids
0 17
5.0-6.0%
Total Oil
0 8
0.8-2.0%
Total Oil Breakdown (% of total oil)
B-PINENE 0.3-0.7%
MYRCENE 45-55%
LINALOOL 0.4-0.8%
CARYOPHYLLENE 5-8%
FARNESENE 6-9%
HUMULENE 20-22%
GERANIOL 0.1-0.3%
OTHER 4.2-23.2%

Sensory Analysis

Sensory characteristics are determined by averaging the percentage of assessors who reported the presence of each aroma category on a Check All That Apply (CATA) ballot. It should be noted that sensory analysis performed on hop products does not necessarily indicate flavor in beer.
80%60%40%20% SweetAromaticBerryStonefruitPommeMelonTropicalCitrusFloralHerbalVegetalGrassyEarthyWoodySpicy

Typical Brewing Values

Value ranges are determined by multiple years of harvest data generated by YCH’s quality laboratory. All analysis conforms to the ASBC hop methods.
Alpha Acids (22-26% COHUMULONE)
0 28
10.0-13.0%
Beta Acids
0 17
5.0-6.0%
Total Oil
0 8
0.8-2.0%
Total Oil Breakdown (% of total oil)
B-PINENE 0.3-0.7%
MYRCENE 45-55%
LINALOOL 0.4-0.8%
CARYOPHYLLENE 5-8%
FARNESENE 6-9%
HUMULENE 20-22%
GERANIOL 0.1-0.3%
OTHER 4.2-23.2%

Sensory Analysis

Sensory characteristics are determined by averaging the percentage of assessors who reported the presence of each aroma category on a Check All That Apply (CATA) ballot. It should be noted that sensory analysis performed on hop products does not necessarily indicate flavor in beer.
80%60%40%20% SweetAromaticBerryStonefruitPommeMelonTropicalCitrusFloralHerbalVegetalGrassyEarthyWoodySpicy
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