Pacific Gem

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Bred in New Zealand. Released in 1987 by New Zealand’s HortResearch Institute, Pacific Gem™ is a triploid high-alpha hop with ancestry including Smoothcone, Californian Late Cluster, and Fuggle. 

Dual purpose. High alpha acid content combined with a somewhat rustic European character (think Brewer’s Gold) make Pacific Gem™ a utility player in the brewhouse. Excellent for hop-forward lagers, farmhouse ales, and many English and American ale styles. 

Aroma & Flavor Characteristics: Vivid impressions of wild forest fruit (blackberry, blackcurrant), black pepper, and a warm, oak wood-like background note. Late additions can exhibit a bit of pine and citrus.

Alpha Acid 13 - 15%
Beta Acid 7 - 9%
Co-humulone 36 - 38%
Total Oil 1.1 - 1.3 mL/100g
Myrcene 32 - 34% of total oil
Caryophyllene 10 - 12% of total oil
Farnesene < 1.0% of total oil
Humulene 29.8 - 30% of total oil
Geraniol 0 - 0% of total oil