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Hops from New Zealand
  1. Chinook Hop Pellets (NZ)

    Chinook is a dual purpose alpha variety, and is good for the beginning of the boil, or mid-additions in brewing. Chinook is popular in American style beers such as Pale Ale and India Pale ale, but extends itself well to Seasonal Ales, and darker beers including Porter, Stout, and Barley Wines. It has a heavy aroma, and somewhat spicy bouquet. Some piney and herbal notes will be evident in a fresh batch.
  2. Dr Rudi Hop Pellets (NZ)

    A very versatile hop in the brew house where it can be used to deliver a very crisp bitter edge on the back palate as well as excellent aroma qualities. Like most New Zealand varieties the exceptional oil profile sets it apart as a hop with many applications.
  3. Fuggle Hop Pellets (NZ)

    Fuggle was first noticed growing "wild" in the hop garden of George Stace Moore's house at Horsmonden in Kent, England in 1861. In 1875 it was introduced by Richard Fuggle who lived in the village of Brenchley (not far from Horsmonden) and hence it was called Fuggle. The aroma is earthier and less sweet than Kent Goldings. Substitutes: Willamette.
  4. Golding Hop Pellets (NZ)

    The aroma from Golding is mellow and sweet scented. It is an engaging bouquet that has stood the test of modern brewing time. Brewers continue to use Golding (any of the varieties) in the kettle or for dry hopping for many styles of beers, mostly English and Belgian style ales. This is the variety grown in NZ.
  5. Green Bullet (NZ) Hop Pellets

    Green Bullet delivers a very real, traditional bittering quality and hop flavour. A flagship within the New Zealand brewing industry this hop has contributed to several International Brewing Industry Awards. Considered a bittering variety typically for Lager, Green Bullet also carries a solid Styrian characteristic of subtle spiciness which finds it at home in a freshly drawn pint of Bitter or an Irish-style Dry Stout. “utility brewhouse workhorse”
  6. Kohatu Hop Pellets (NZ)

    Released in 2011, Kohatu is a relatively new hop grown in New Zealand. It is a big aroma hop with intense floral characters of pine needles and tropical fruit and displays great quality of bitterness and well rounded fruity hop characters.
  7. Liberty Hop Pellets (NZ)

    Liberty Hops are used in many different fashions and in many styles of beer. It will contribute bitterness at the beginning of a boil, and is used in that capacity often. Liberty is more aggressive on the aroma contribution late in the boil, as it comes equipped with high levels of humulene and caryophyllene oil. Humulene provides the earthy spice and withstands heat better than caryophyllene, which is known for its essence of grapes, peaches, and vanilla.
  8. Liberty Hop Pellets (NZ)-100g
    $9.70

    Liberty Hop Pellets (NZ)-100g

    New Zealand grown US aroma cultivar with mild and spicy, subtle lemon and citrus characteristics. Liberty Hops are used in many different fashions and in many styles of beer. It will contribute bitterness at the beginning of a boil, and is used in that capacity often. Liberty is more aggressive on the aroma contribution late in the boil, as it comes equipped with high levels of humulene and caryophyllene oil. Humulene provides the earthy spice and withstands heat better than caryophyllene, which is known for its essence of grapes, peaches, and vanilla.
  9. Motueka Hop Pellets

    An excellent hop in many applications from first kettle additions through to late gift. This hop offers a unique aroma and flavour making it suitable for producing bigger more traditional style Lagers, especially Bohemian Pilsener. Excellent when employed in multiple additions from a single hop bill and sits well on the palate to balance speciality malt sweetness. An excellent variety for Belgian Ales and gives a real edge to Cask Bitter.
  10. Motueka Organic Hop Pellets
    $11.50

    Motueka Organic Hop Pellets

    An excellent hop in many applications from first kettle additions through to late gift. This hop offers a unique aroma and flavour profile suitable for producing bigger styles. Excellent when employed in multiple additions from a single hop bill and sits well on the palate to balance speciality malt sweetness. An excellent variety for a wide range of styles from Saison through to Pilsners. First impressions are a very lively intense fresh lime followed by a background of tropical fruit and lemon zest…big citrus notes dominate. This is the organic version.
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  11. Moutere (ex Brooklyn) Hop Pellets (NZ)

    Brooklyn is a big hop delivering high alpha acid with a generous weight of oil while its lower cohumulone provides a soft well-structured but solid bitterness. Sensory panels describe the flavours and aromas in the finished beer to be that of grapefruit, tropical and passionfruit.
  12. Nelson Sauvin Hop Pellets (NZ)

    A hop that requires judicious application in the brew house, this truly unique dual-purpose variety can be used to produce big punchy Ales as well as subtle yet bitter Lagers. The fruitiness may be a little overpowering for the un-initiated, however those with a penchant for bold hop character will find several applications for this true brewer's hop.
  13. Nelson Sauvin Organic Hop Pellets (NZ)

    Described during selection as “breathtaking” Nelson Sauvin has the unique ability to impart a distinctive cool climate white wine “fruitiness”. The complexity of the oils profile has seen selectors stretched looking for descriptors to document this unique new world variety. A hop that may require judicious application in the brew house, this truly unique dual-purpose variety can be used to produce big punchy Ales as well as subtle aroma driven Lagers. The fruitiness may be a little overpowering for the un-initiated, however those with a penchant for bold hop character will find several applications for this true brewer's hop. This is the organic variety.
  14. Orbit Hop Pellets (NZ)

    ORBIT are a blend of hops specially selected out of the New Zealand “Hops with a Difference” breeding programme. Orbit is excellent for seasonal or specialty beers where the brewer may be looking for a unique New Zealand signature aroma or flavour twist.
  15. Pacific Gem Hop Pellets (NZ)

    Pacific Gem fills the brew house with enticing aromas during kettle addition and has been described as producing oaken flavours with a distinct blackberry aroma. Typically used as a first hop addition and makes its presence felt through an excellent tempered bitterness and flavour. Well suited to a wide range of beer styles and lends itself well to European Lager styles of various bitterness levels.
  16. Pacific Gem Organic (NZ)
    $9.70

    Pacific Gem Organic (NZ)

    Pacific Gem contains a good balance of oils which constantly contributes to its aroma score. A very pleasing hop with useful bittering potential with Alpha Acids at 13 % and above. Pacific Gem fills the Brew House with enticing aromas during kettle addition and has been described as producing oaken flavours with a distinct blackberry aroma. Typically used as a first hop addition and makes its presence felt through an excellent tempered bitterness and flavour while later additions deliver citrus and pine aroma notes. This is the organic variety.
  17. Pacific Jade Hop Pellets (NZ)

    Suited for use as a bittering hop with some excellent results also being seen in dual purpose applications, with a soft bitterness attributable to the low cohumulone. The citrus aroma and flavour notes work well to temper malt sweetness in “fullish” Ales especially when used moderately as a finishing hop. Pacific Jade is also well suited to balance dryer Lager styles when employed as an “up-front” kettle addition to showcase its bittering qualities.
  18. Pacifica Hop Pellets (NZ)

    The Pacifica brings something of a blend of new and old-world taste descriptors to the brewers' forum. Orange marmalade aptly describes the citrus aroma notes achieved through late addition. Bittering quality is such that early kettle additions net a soft yet solid finish even in highly bittered beers.
  19. Rakau Hop Pellets (NZ)

    A dual purpose variety typically with alpha acid above 10% and cohumulone less than 25% of alpha acids. Can be used for multiple additions with late hop character delivering tropical fruit aromas of passionfruit and peach. Quite high levels of oil with an H/C ratio typical of classical aroma varieties. The alpha acid content of hops will vary from batch to batch and may vary from the amount shown in the picture.
  20. Rakau Hop Pellets (NZ)-100g
    $8.50

    Rakau Hop Pellets (NZ)-100g

    A dual purpose variety typically with alpha acid above 10% and cohumulone less than 25% of alpha acids. Can be used for multiple additions with late hop character delivering tropical fruit aromas of passionfruit and peach. Quite high levels of oil with an H/C ratio typical of classical aroma varieties.
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  21. Rakau Organic Hop Pellets (NZ)
    $10.90

    Rakau Organic Hop Pellets (NZ)

    Rakau is a standout hop throughout the selection process due to its inherent intensity of aromas lifted from a heavy weight of oils. Selectors generally are agreed that the dominant fruitiness is that of fresh stone fruit such as apricot. Great results over several brewhouse applications have been seen with sensory panels scoring uniformly high on the quality of bitterness as well as unique fruity flavours and aromas, once described as “The whole orchard”. This is the organic version.
  22. Riwaka Cone Hops (NZ)
    $13.50

    Riwaka Cone Hops (NZ)

    Riwaka Cone Hops (NZ)
  23. Riwaka Hop Pellets (NZ)

    If you want to say “hops” in your beer than this variety says it all. The pure weight of the oil character experienced during selection carries right through to the glass. A punchy addition to the new-world styles of Pale Ale and regional Pilseners. A cult hero that is established in the New Zealand craft beer culture.
  24. Southern Cross Hop Pellets (NZ)

    Used for first addition bittering this hop has no pretence at substitution for noble type. A kettle variety of the highest order Southern Cross imparts a soft bitterness with a subtle resinous quality. The essential oil component is such that it can deliver a delicate balance of citrus and spice when added toward the end of boil. Generally selected for its consistency in mainstream Lagers this hop has also ventured into the craft market as a reliable Brewpub mainstay.
  25. Spalt Select Hop Pellets (Germany)

    Spalt Hops is an aroma variety and has a low alpha acid content at 4.0%-5.0% with a 1:1 alpha beta ratio. This prolific variety is among the noble varieties due to its low co-humulone content and resembles Tettnanger. Spalt has abundance in all of the essential oils including farnesene which is barely traceable in many hop varieties. It is suitable throughout the boil and for dry-hopping German strongholds including Kolsch, Alts, Bocks.