NameNelson Sauvin
CountryNew Zealand
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Alpha Acid12-13
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 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.
Used for American Pale Ale and Super Premiums. This hop is considered by some as extreme and certainly makes it presence felt in speciality craft and seasonal beers gaining an international reputation.
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