Developed by the New Zealand Institute for Plant and Food Research hop breeding program and released in 1996, Motueka is a cross between a New Zealand breeding selection and Saaz. It offers a unique aroma and flavor profile suitable for producing big beer styles. Motueka performs well when used in multiple additions from a single hop bill.
Country of Origin: New Zealand
Aroma Profile: Fruity, Lemon, Lime, Tropical
Beer Styles: IPA, Amber Ale, Pale Ale
Alpha Acid: 6.5–7.5%
Beta Acid: 5–5.5%
Total Oil: 0.8–1.5 ml/100g