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Nelson Sauvin’

– Nelson Sauvin’ [ Dual Purpose ] Developed: New Zealands Plant and Food Research, Released in (2000)
[ Alpha Acid: 12-13% / Beta Acid: 6-8% / Co-Humulone Composition: 23-25% / Similar Hops: Riwaka, Motueka, Saaz+Ahtanum ]
– Nelson Sauvin is a Dual Purpose Variety of Hop, developed and commercially released in New Zealand (2000). Named after the Sauvignon Blanc Grape Variety due to it’s Tropical, White Wine and Grape like qualities, along with a Fruity, Tart like Bitterness. Nelson Sauvin imparts soft, Bittering flavours along with Fresh Tropical-Fruits, Tangerine and Lychee characteristics. With a moderate AA Ratio of 12-14% and Beta Acids of 6-8% Nelson Sauvin is becoming a favourite in American Pale Ales and big West Coast IPA’s not only in New Zealand, but across the world. Developed by New Zealand HortResearch and released in 2000.