Hop: Shinshuwase

Description

Shinshuwase was an open pollination of Saaz and White Vine-OP in Japan from the early 1900s. This is a major hop variety in Japan, the only country that grows the hop.

General Information

Alias Shinshu-Wase
Profile Lemon
Country Japan
Substitutes Golden Star
Purpose Aroma
Yield 1600 - 2200 pounds/acre
Storage Retains 61% alpha acid contents after 6 months of storage at 68°F.
Resistant Downy Mildew (moderate), Verticillium Wilt

Acids

Alpha Acid 4.7 - 8.3%
Beta Acid 4.0 - 6.1%
Cohumulone 48.0 - 53.0%

Oils

Total Oil 0.4 - 1.0 ml/100g
Myrcene 54.0 - 70.0%
Humulene 9.3 - 13.4%
Caryophyllene 3.7 - 5.8%
Farnesene < 0.1%

Additional Characteristics

Growth Rate High
Cones Loose that shatter when machine picked
Maturity Late
Sex Female
Leaf Color Light green
Side Arm Length 20 - 40 inches
Last Updated
  • 2021-09-23 09:09:17
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Hops Catalog

Did you know?
  • Dwarf variety hops grow shorter in height than traditional varieties but, importantly, produce the same yield. This combination makes harvest easier.
Explanations
  • Storage: is based on the percentage of alpha acids remaining after 6 months at 20*F.
  • Oil composition percetages are based on the total percentage of oil in the hop. Example: 10 - 20% means that for the specific oil it is 10 - 20% of the overall oil make up.
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