NZ Pacific GemRegular price $65.45
Origin: New Zealand
Flavours: Blackberry, oak, pine, black pepper, floral
Alpha Acid: 13.0% - 15.0%
Beta Acid: 7.0% - 9.0%
Co-Humulone: 34 - 38%
Total Oils: 1.0 - 1.3ml/100g
Developed by the New Zealand Institute for Plant and Food Research hop breeding program and released in 1987, Pacific Gem is a triploid alpha variety from New Zealand Smoothcone crossed with Californian Late Cluster and Fuggle. It is typically used as a first hop addition for bittering purposes, but is known for showcasing wood and blackberry flavours.