A high alpha hop with distinctive tropical, grapefruit and passion fruit characters (17.5-19.5 % AA)
Brooklyn is a New Zealand bred triploid variety with parentage from the New Zealand variety Southern Cross and a selected New Zealand male. Developed at New Zealands Plant and Food Research and released in 2015. The essential oil profile displays characteristics of intense fruit, citrus and resinous pine.
Delivers intense fruity oils with top notes of baking spice and sweet hay. Selected on good agricultural performance and late maturity this variety is currently the most recently selected from the Hops with a Difference programme.
Brooklyn is a big hop delivering high alpha acid with a generous weight of oil while its lower cohumulone provides a soft well-structured but solid bitterness. Sensory panels describe the flavours and aromas in the finished beer to be that of grapefruit, tropical and passionfruit.
echnical Data HPLC & Oil Composition (Measured within 6 months of harvest, stored at 0C) Alpha Acids 17.5-19.5% Beta Acids 8.0-10.0% Cohumulone 26% of Alpha Acids Total Oil 1.7 ml oil per 100gm cone weight Concentration 94 uL Oil/gram Alpha Mycene 22.2% Humulene 15.2% Caryophyllene 5.8% Farnesene 0.3% Citrus-Piney Fraction 5.9% Floral Estery Fraction 2% H/C Ratio 2.2 Other 10.9%