Hop: Pacific Jade


Pacific Jade was developed by HortResearch's New Zealand Hop Research Program in 2004. Lineage of Saaz and First Choice, another New Zealand hop. Versatility om that it can be used effectively for aroma and bittering.

General Information

Alias HORT1524
Profile Lemon, cracked pepper. Soft, round bitterness. Musky melon, lime and blood orange.
Country New Zealand
Substitutes Magnum, Pacific Gem
Pairs with Motueka, Rakau, Waimea
Purpose Dual: Aroma and Bittering
Yield 1600 - 1900 lbs/acre
Storage American Pale Ale, Pilsner, Lager, Strong Ale, ESB, Porter, Stout
Beer Styles IPA, American Pale Ale,


Alpha Acid 12.0 - 14.0%
Beta Acid 7.0 - 8.0%
Cohumulone 22.0 - 26.0%


Total Oil 1.4 ml/100g
Myrcene 33.0 - 34.0%
Humulene 32.0 - 33.0%
Caryophyllene 10.2%
Farnesene < 1.0%
Linalool 0.7%

Additional Characteristics

Growth Rate Vigorous
Cones Long and narrow size with compact density
Maturity Middle to late

Fact Sheet(s)

Last Updated
  • 2021-02-06 10:41:25 (Added: 2021-02-06 10:41:25)

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