Nelson Sauvin is an aroma hop that is typically used in only late boil additions, including dry hopping.
The Nelson Sauvin hop aroma descriptors include distinctive white wine characters along with fruity flavors, such as fresh crushed gooseberry and grape. The essential oil profile displays characteristics of fresh crushed gooseberries, which is a descriptor often used for the grape variety Sauvignon Blanc, which is the reason for this variety's name.
This is a hop that may require efficient application in the brew house, this truly unique dual-purpose variety can be used to produce big punchy Ales as well as subtle aroma driven Lagers. The fruitiness may be a little overpowering for the uninitiated, however those with a penchant for bold hop character will find several applications for this true brewer's hop.
Typical Beer Styles:
American Ale, Lager & IPA
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