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Rakau™ (Raku) (Alpharoma)

Original price $2.39 - Original price $25.99
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$2.39 - $25.99
Current price $2.39

Rakau™ is a New Zealand dual purpose hop that has an alpha acid range from 9 to 13% and a beta acid range of 4-6%. It can be used successfully during all parts of the brewing process. It is owned by NZ Hops Ltd and was released under the Cultivar/Brand ID of 70-4-9 as Alpharoma.

Rakau™ is best described by its aroma of stone fruit and fig but fresh orchard fruits care often noted - specifically apricot while sometimes some resinous pine needles are noted.

It is a great choice for use in IPAs, Belgian Ales, Pale Ales, and Lagers.

Subtitutes for Rakau™ could include Rakau (US), Amarillo® (US) or Summit™.

Co-Humulone as % of Alpha Acids: 22-26%
Total Oils (mL/100g): 0.8-2.2
Myrcene: 45-57%
Humulene: 16-22%
Caryophyllene: 5-8%
Farnesene: 4-9%
All Others (including β-pinene, linalool, geraniol & selinene): 4.2-23.2%
Linalool: 0.4-0.8%
β-pinene: 0.3-0.7%
Geraniol: 0.1-0.3%

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