The aroma of this hop is described as as it delivers a herbal infusion of fresh citrus and crushed black pepper. Brewing trials have illustrated Pacific Jade as an excellent hop that delivers a pleasing soft bitterness matched to desirable aroma characteristics.
Suited for use as a bittering hop with some excellent results also being seen in dual purpose applications, with a soft bitterness attributable to the low cohumulone. The citrus aroma and flavor notes work well to temper malt sweetness in fullish Ales especially when used moderately as a finishing hop. Pacific Jade is also well suited to balance dryer lager styles when employed as an up-front kettle addition to showcase its bittering qualities.
Possible Substitutions: Not Available
Aroma: bold, citrus, black pepper
Alpha Acids: 12 -15%
Beta Acids: 7.0-8.0%
Total Oil: .8 ml/100g