Suited for use as a bittering hop with some excellent results also being seen in dual purpose applications, with a soft bitterness attributable to the low cohumulone. The citrus aroma and flavour notes work well to temper malt sweetness in fullish Ales especially as a finishing hop.
‘Great versatility in the Brewhouse’
Typically to replace less interesting Alpha varieties where a softer bitterness and higher oil profile is desired. NZ Pacific Jade exemplifies current market direction and what is being achieved in the New Zealand Hops breeding programme.