Nelson Sauvin™ Hop Pellets


New Zealand Nelson Sauvin™ hop pellets

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New Zealand Nelson Sauvin™ Hop Profile

Aroma/Flavor: Nelson Sauvin™ hops impart a grape-like flavor to beers, defined as a cool climate white wine grape flavors. Other descriptors include extreme fruitiness, Passionfruit, and “Fresh Crushed Gooseberries”.

This cross between New Zealand Smoothcone and wild hops makes for a versatile brewing ingredient. A high alpha and distinctly fruity aroma make Nelson Sauvin hops totally unique. A bright aroma of gooseberry, grapefruit and citrus pack a punch in beer styles like APAs, IPAs, and even some lagers.

The alpha acid range of 12% to 13% offers a great bittering quality that is balanced by the intense fruitiness. Other regional varietals like Pacifica and Pacific Jade can sometimes be substituted for Nelson Sauvin hops if needed.

Pedigree Triploid from NZ Smoothcone
Aroma Unique fruity, white wine
Alpha Acids* 12.0 – 13.0 %
Beta Acids 6.0 – 8.0 %
Cohumulone 22 – 26 % of alpha acids
Total Oil 1.0 – 1.2 ml/100g
Myrcene 21 – 23 % of total oil
Humulene 35 – 37 % of total oil
Caryophyllene 10 – 12 % of total oil
Farnesene < 1 % of total oil

Tom’s Brew Shop Hop Handling Assurance

Tom’s Brew Shop purchases and repackages all hops in vacuum sealed, UV light and moisture barrier bags. We brew with the same hops we sell, so we care about the safe handling and implemented packaging procedures that are best for the shelf stability of the product.

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1oz, 1lb