Developed by the New Zealand Institute for Plant and Food Research hop breeding program and released in 2000, Nelson Sauvin is a triploid variety bred from the New Zealand Smoothcone and a selected New Zealand male. It is known for being one of the most unique hop varieties, displaying strong fruit and white wine aroma characteristics.
Country of Origin: New Zealand
Aroma Profile: Citrus, Tropical, White Wine
Beer Styles: IPA, NEIPA, Pale Ale
Alpha Acid: 10–13%
Beta Acid: 5–8%
Total Oil: 0.8–1.5 ml/100g