The essential oil profile displays characteristics of “fresh crushed gooseberries” a descriptor often used for the grape variety Sauvignon Blanc, giving rise to this variety’s name. Nelson Sauvin has the unique ability to impart a distinctive cool climate white wine “fruitiness”. The complexity of the oils profile has seen selectors stretched looking for descriptors to document this unique new world variety.
Very much at home in the new-world styles such as American Pale Ale and IPA’s. This hop is considered by some as being extreme and it certainly makes it presence felt in speciality craft and seasonal beers
This is a must use hop!