Breeding/Development: Released in 2011 as a new hop
variety developed by New Zealand Plant and Food Research, selected for
its low alpha acids and high oil content. Wai-iti™ is a granddaughter of
Liberty.Brewing Application: Aroma. Low in
alpha acids and cohumulone but comparatively high in oil content,
Wai-iti™ delivers strong flavor and aroma when used as a late kettle
hop, in the hop back, or as a dry or cask hop. Excellent for hop-driven
craft styles as well as wheat beers and dry-hopped sours.