Motueka Hops

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Discover the zestful charm of Motueka Hops, a New Zealand gem ideal for imparting a unique citrus twist to your brews. Known for their bright lemon-lime and tropical fruit notes, these hops offer a balanced bitterness with an alpha acid range of 6-8%. Perfect for Belgian Ales, Lagers, and Pilsners, Motueka enhances your beer with refreshing, lively flavors. Available in convenient T90 pellet form, these hops are a must-try for brewers seeking to add a distinctive, zesty character to their creations.

Alpha acid percentage6.4 – 6.9%
Oil content0.8 to 1.0 mL/100g
Myrcene percentageApproximately 48% of total oil content
SubstitutesSaaz, Sterling, Riwaka
Beer stylesBelgian Ales, Lagers, Pilsners
Flavour ProfileBright lemon-lime, tropical fruit, and background hints of noble aromas
OriginNew Zealand
Crop year2023
FormatT90 Pellets

Motueka Hops: The Tropical Essence of New Zealand

Motueka Hops bring a zestful character to your brews, characterized by a vibrant blend of lemon-lime and tropical fruit notes, with subtle noble hop undertones.

Originating from New Zealand, these hops are perfect for a range of styles, especially Belgian Ales, Lagers, and Pilsners.

With an alpha acid percentage of 6-8%, Motueka provides a balanced bitterness, enhancing the beer’s aroma and flavor without overwhelming it.

Available in T90 pellet form, these hops are ideal for brewers who want to infuse their creations with a unique, zesty twist.

Characteristics of Motueka Hops

Aroma and Flavour

Motueka hops are celebrated for their bright, refreshing citrusy aroma, with a dominant lemon-lime character complemented by a tropical fruit blend.

This lively profile makes them a favorite for enhancing the aroma and flavor in various beer styles.

Ratio of Alpha to Beta Acids

With an alpha acid range of 7-8% and a beta acid content that typically complements this, Motueka hops are great for adding a balanced, nuanced bitterness to your brews.

Essential Oils and Compounds

These hops are rich in Myrcene, contributing to their citrusy and fruity aroma. They also contain other essential oils and compounds that add depth to their flavor profile, including farnesene and caryophyllene.

Beer Styles For Motueka Hops

Motueka’s unique profile shines in a variety of beer styles:

  • Belgian Ales: They add a refreshing twist with their lemon-lime notes.
  • Lagers & Pilsners: Their clean, crisp flavors complement these styles beautifully.
  • Specialty Beers: Great for experimental brewing where a distinct citrus character is desired.

Motueka Hop Substitutions

If Motueka hops are unavailable, the following varieties can serve as substitutes, offering similar flavor profiles:

  • Saaz
  • Sterling
  • Riwaka

Why You Should Buy Motueka Hops From The Yeast Platform?

Lower Prices

When you buy bulk hops from our store, you can enjoy significant savings compared to purchasing smaller quantities. This means you can stock up on your favourite hops without breaking the bank.

Fresher Quality

Another advantage of buying hops in bulk is the assurance of fresher quality.

Our hops are stored and packaged in optimal vacuum sealed conditions to ensure they maintain their freshness and unique characteristics, which translates to better-tasting beer.

Fast and Secure Delivery

We understand that home brewers are keen to get their hands on fresh hops as soon as possible. That’s why we offer fast and secure delivery, so you can start brewing in no time.

Chose from standard or express delivery.

Most orders are shipped the same business day if received prior to 12 midday.

Buy Bulk Motueka Hops

Here at the Yeast Platform you can buy your Motueka hops in bulk and save.

All our hops come in resealable mylar bags to ensure your Motueka stays fresh for longer.

Our bulk Motueka hops are available in 4 sizes:

  • 250g
  • 500g
  • 1kg

The more you buy, the more you save.

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