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Hop: Pacifica

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Description

Pacifica has German lineage. Bred by HortResearch in New Zealand it was released commercially in 1994. Open breeding of Hallertau and is mostly known for its aroma qualities.

General Information

Alias Pacific Hallertau
Profile Citrus (lime, orange), floral and spice (almost cinnamon).
Country New Zealand
Substitutes Liberty
Purpose Aroma
Yield 1520 - 1560 lbs/acre
Storage Retains 60% - 70% alpha acid contents after 6 months of storage at 68°F.
Beer Styles Porter, Lager

Acids

Alpha Acid 5.0 - 6.0%
Beta Acid 6.0%
Cohumulone 25%

Oils

Total Oil 1.0 ml/100g
Myrcene 12.5%
Humulene 50.9%
Caryophyllene 16.7%
Farnesene < 1.0%

Additional Characteristics

Growth Rate Moderate
Maturity Early
Ease of Harvest Difficult

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Last Updated
  • 2020-05-12 19:37:04
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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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