Nectaron® is a brand-new hop from NZ Hops with between 9.5 and 11.5% Alpha Acid. It has an Intense tropical passionfruit and citrus aroma character which the grower describes as ‘Gushing with Character’. It is a sister to the successful Waimea hop.
Following brewing trials in a variety of styles including Strong Pale Ales and IPA’s , Nectaron® has constantly given high levels of tropical fruit characters of pineapple and passionfruit as well as stone fruit (peach) and citrus (grapefruit).
Nectaron® is suitable for most modern beer styles but particularly Lagers, Pale Ales, IPA’a and NEIPA’s it is best used in Late or Dry Hopping and gives a noticeably different flavour profile when used with US or English Yeast Stains.