Pacific Gem Hops
Dual Purpose HOP
Pacific Gem contains a good balance of oils which constantly contributes to its aroma score. A very pleasing hop with useful bittering potential with Alpha Acids at 13 % and above.
A good all purpose hop that delivers quality bitterness along with flavour and aromas Excellent in international lagers can also be used in IPA’s and other big styles.
Pacific Gem fills the Brew House with enticing aromas during kettle addition and has been described as producing oaken flavours with a distinct blackberry aroma. Typically used as a first hop addition and makes its presence felt through an excellent tempered bitterness and flavour while later additions deliver citrus and pine aroma notes.
“A master of consistency”
Pacific Gem is a Triploid alpha type bred from the New Zealand variety “Smoothcone” crossed with Californian Late Cluster x Fuggle. Developed through the New Zealand Hop breeding programme and released in 1987.
Hops are sold in 100g vacuum sealed bags with specific batch details printed on label. Larger volumes are generally available with a discount for larger volume packs.