NELSON SAUVIN

NEW ZEALAND CLASSIC

NELSON SAUVIN®

COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: NZ
ALPHA 10%-11%
STONE FRUIT / TROPICAL FRUIT / GOOSEBERRY / GREEN GRAPE / CITRUS / FLORAL

FLAVOUR:
The Nelson Sauvin hop variety has gained popularity in American-style India Pale Ales but is definitely a hop that requires prudent and discerning application in brewing. Nelson Sauvin’s oil profile is complex and fortunately works well as an aroma hop, flavor hop and also for bittering. Low cohumulone is responsible for its smooth bittering qualities. Nelson Sauvin is described as fruity; showing possible notes of lychee, mango, apricot, with a unique white wine character of crushed gooseberry / green grape. May be mildly peppery.

HISTORY:
Nelson Sauvin’s name is derived from the Sauvignon Blanc wine grape to which many agree has similar flavor and aroma characteristics. Developed in New Zealand and released in 2000, it is considered too wild for many major brewers. Despite this, Nelson Sauvin has found significant use among craft breweries and home brewers for its eccentric characteristics. It is descended from Smoothcone.

GROWTH/YIELD:
Very strong grower with thick bines and large crops of large cones. Bees, as in the picture above, are not really attracted to hops per se but they sometimes do land on them in March to get the lupulin which kills a pest called Varroa mite that can destroy a hive if left unattended. Beekeepers can add cardboard strips soaked in lupulin to add to the effectiveness.

BEER STYLES:
• PALE ALE & IPA
• HAZY IPA

NELSON SAUVIN PHOTOS

Bang Bang Hops
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NELSON SAUVIN® STATISTICS

Alpha Acid Composition 12%-13%
Beta Acid Composition 6%-8%
Co-Humulone Composition 40%-45%

Lupulin Color Pale Yellow
Cone Size Medium to Large
Cone Density Compact

Maturity: Mid to Late Season
Yield: Moderate to High
Growth Rate: Vigorous
Susceptibility to Disease and Pests: New Zealand is hop disease free.
Storability: Good
Ease of Harvest: Good

Total Oil Composition 1.1 mL/100g
Myrcene Oil Composition 22%
Humulene Oil Composition 36.4%
Caryophyllene Oil Composition 10.7%
Farnesene Oil Composition 10.7%

RECIPES USING NELSON SAUVIN® HOPS

FIRESTONE WALKER LUPONIC DISTORTION

USA WEST COAST IPA - ALL GRAIN

20 LITERS | ABV 6.0 | IBU ~0 | SRM 4.1 | MASH EFFICIENCY 75% | PRE BOIL 24L | OG 1.057 | FG 1.012
MASH 90 MIN @ 67°C | BOIL 60 MIN

NOTES:

MALT:

MASH:
• 4450g GLADFIELD AMERICAN ALE MALT 2.5 SRM
• 224g GLADFIELD TOFFEE MALT 5.3 SRM
• 224g GLADFIELD WHEAT MALT 2.1 SRM 

HOPS:

BOIL:
• NO KETTLE HOPS
DRY HOP FOR 7 DAYS BEFORE PACKAGING:
• 38g MOTUEKA
• 38g NECTARON
• 38g NELSON SAUVIN
• 38g RIWAKA
DRY HOP FOR 3 DAYS BEFORE PACKAGING:
• 76g MOTUEKA
• 76g NECTARON
• 76g NELSON SAUVIN
• 76g RIWAKA

YEAST:

• 1ST CHOICE: WLP 090 SAN DIEGO SUPER YEAST
• 2ND CHOICE: WLP 001 CALIFORNIA ALE YEAST

ADDITIONS:

ADD 15 MINS BEFORE FLAME OUT:
• 1/4 TSP IRISH MOSS (or clarifier of choice)


EDDYLINE DANK MATTER

USA WEST COAST IPA - ALL GRAIN

20 LITERS | ABV 6.5 | IBU ~35 | SRM ~4.8 | MASH EFFICIENCY 75% | PRE BOIL 24L | OG 1.060 | FG 1.011
MASH 60 MIN @ 67°C | BOIL 60 MIN

NOTES:

MALT:

MASH:
• 4900g GLADFIELD AMERICAN MALT 2.5 SRM
• 227g GLADFIELD GLADIATOR MALT 5.1 SRM
• 113g GLADFIELD LIGHT CRYSTAL 30 SRM
• 113g GLADFIELD WHEAT MALT 2.1 SRM

HOPS:

BOIL:
• 5g MAGNUM 12% AA @ 60MINS
WHIRLPOOL/STEEP FOR 30 MINUTES - WAIT UNTIL TEMP HITS 90°C:
• 14g CITRA 12% AA
• 14g MOSAIC 12.25% AA
• 14g RAKAU 10.5% AA
• 14g SIMCOE 13% AA
• 7g NELSON 12% AA
DRY HOP FOR 3 DAYS BEFORE PACKAGING:
• 28g CITRA 12% AA
• 28g MOSAIC 12.25% AA
• 28g RAKAU 10.5% AA
• 28g SIMCOE 13% AA
• 28g NELSON 12% AA

YEAST:

• 1ST CHOICE: WLP 090 SAN DIEGO SUPER YEAST
• 2ND CHOICE: WLP 001 CALIFORNIA ALE YEAST

ADDITIONS:

ADD 15 MINS BEFORE FLAME OUT:
• 1/4 TSP IRISH MOSS (or clarifier of choice)
• 10ml pkg. CLARITY FERM @ FERMENTATION


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