Mangrove Jack's Pellets Nelson Sauvin 50g|
Nelson Sauvin’s name is derived from the Sauvignon Blanc wine grape to which many agree has similar flavor and aroma characteristics. Developed in New Zealand and released in 2000, it is considered too wild for many major brewers. Despite this, Nelson Sauvin has found significant use among craft breweries and home brewers for its eccentric characteristics.
They variety has gained popularity in American-style Pale Ales but is definitely a hop that requires prudent and discerning application in brewing. Nelson Sauvin’s oil profile is complex and fortunately works well as an aroma hop, flavor hop and also for bittering. Low cohumulone is responsible for its smooth bittering qualities. It is descended from Smoothcone.
- New Zealand Nelson Sauvin Pedigree: A triploid variety bred from NZ "Smoothcone" and a selected NZ male
- Brewing Usage: Dual Purpose
- Aroma: Distinctive white wine 'fruitiness', gooseberry
- Alpha Acids %: 12.0-13.0
- Beta Acids %: 6.0-8.0
- Co-Humolone: About 24% of alpha acids
- Total Oil: About 1.1 mls/100g
- General Trade Perception: Considered by some as "extreme", this hop is often used in specialty craft and seasonal beers Typical Beer Styles: American Pale Ale, Lager