NZ Rakau

NZ Rakau

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2020 NZ Rakau 9.1% AA T90 pellets.

A dual-purpose  variety from HortResearch released in 2007. Rakau™ is a total package of high alpha acids and oil content (particularly myrcene) with low cohumulone, making it ideal for the “hoppy not bitter” school of IPA. Also well suited to hop-forward lagers, Belgian ales, or highly aromatic American wheats.


Unique aromas described as, “the whole orchard.” Dominant stone fruits (especially apricot), tropical fruits, and candy.


Alpha Acid (%): 10 - 11

Beta Acid (%): 5 - 6

Co-Humulone (%): 23 - 25

Total Oils (ml/100g): 1.8 - 2.2