Selection can be confusing with New Zealand Bitter types due to aromatic qualities not usually associated with alpha varieties. The Green Bullet has quite high Alpha while it also produces reasonably high levels of oil that complement and balance the very traditional resinous hop character. An excellent bittering variety that is grower friendly due to its yield and late season maturity.
The Green Bullet has quite high Alpha while it also produces reasonably high levels of oil that complement and balance the very traditional resinous hop character. Carries a solid Styrian characteristic of subtle spiciness.
Bitter or an Irish-style Dry Stout.
Although a new variety in relative terms, Green Bullet delivers a very real, traditional bittering quality and hop flavour. A flagship within the New Zealand brewing industry this hop has contributed to several International Brewing Industry Awards. Considered a bittering variety typically for Lager, Green Bullet also carries a solid Styrian characteristic of subtle spiciness which finds it at home in a freshly drawn pint of Bitter or an Irish-style Dry Stout.
Used extensively as a utility brewhouse workhorse and found in several brewing locations internationally. A multi award winner and New Zealand pedigree that is well suited to premium lagers in the mainstream, and works well when included with finishing varieties such as Fuggle and Willamette.