This hop represents a triploid substitute for the traditional Saaz.
Its unique Saaz-like flavour, with a New Zealand twist, has made this hop very sought after by both craft and larger international brewers. Motueka has created a unique citrus flavour in several beer styles.
very lively and lifted lemon and lime followed by a background of tropical fruit.
US, Czech Saaz
Pilsners, English Ales, Belgian Ales
An excellent hop in many applications from first kettle additions through to late gift. This hop offers a unique aroma and flavour making it suitable for producing bigger more traditional style Lagers, especially Bohemian Pilsener.
Excellent when employed in multiple additions from a single hop bill and sits well on the palate to balance speciality malt sweetness. An excellent variety for Belgian Ales and gives a real edge to Cask Bitter.
Typically employed in traditional Pilsener styles this Saazer cultivar has also found application in many traditional European and English Ales styles as well. The weight of oil to alpha integrates it fully with higher gravity types and will counter both malt sweetness and body.