NZ Hops

Pacifica

Pacifica is often known as Pacific Hallertau due to its German lineage. It was bred through open pollination of Hallertauer Mittlefrüh and released in 1994. Pacifica has classic citrus and floral aroma characteristics with herbal additions.

Suitable for

Porter, Pilsner, German Largers

Aroma Profile

Spicy 'Dried Fruit' Classic Citrus, Orange Marmalade,

Alpha Acid
4-8%
Storage

Stored at 0-2 °C


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Pacifica is a New Zealand-developed hop variety that is known for its citrus and floral aroma characteristics, as well as its herbal additions. It was bred through the open pollination of Hallertauer Mittlefrüh and released in 1994 and has quickly become a popular choice for brewers around the world. Pacifica’s unique terroir gives it a distinctive flavour that sets it apart from other hops varieties and makes it an excellent choice for Pale Ales, IPAs, and other styles where a bold hop flavour is desired.

The most citrusy hops from New Zealand are probably Nelson Sauvin hops. They have a strong grapefruit flavour and aroma, which makes them perfect for IPAs and pale ales. Some other citrusy hops from New Zealand include Motueka and Pacific Jade. All of these hops are high in alpha acids, so they can impart a lot of bitterness to your beer. If you’re looking for some hops that will give your beer a big citrus flavour, then you should definitely try Nelson Sauvin, Motueka, or Pacific Jade.

Kiwi hops are becoming increasingly popular, and are being used in a number of craft beers. Any hops grown in New Zealand can be interchangeably called Kiwi hops. Some breweries that have used Kiwi hops include Sierra Nevada, Dogfish Head, and Stone Brewing. If you’re looking for a beer with a unique flavour and aroma, be sure to try one brewed with Kiwi hops.

Additional information

Weight5 kg
Form

Pellet

Year

2020, 2021

Aroma ProfileSpicy 'Dried Fruit' Classic Citrus, Orange Marmalade,
Alpha Acid4-8%
Beta Acid5-6%
Flavour Intensity (Out of 10)6
Yield (Out of 10)7
Disease Tolerance (Out of 10)1
Total Oil Composition1.0mL/ 100g
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