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Azacca T-90 Hop Pellets - 2oz



US Azacca T90 Hop Pellets, 2oz sealed package

Formerly known as ADHA 483 from the American Dwarf Hop Association, this Washington State hop was named Azacca after the Haitian god of agriculture.  Released in 2013, Azacca has parentage that includes Toyomidori, a Japanese variety, and an unknown variety that is said to have Summit in it's lineage. 


Azacca, like many of the newer, high alpha varieties, does fine with bittering, giving you a slightly dank and earthy characteristic as the terpenes burn off in the boil, but really shines in late additions and dry hops because of it's multi-faceted flavor profile, giving you a beautiful blend of dank, almost juniper-y earth on the back and big, tropical fruit and citrus as the dominant profile.  This hop is decidedly complex, making it an ideal candidate for a single hop or S.M.A.S.H. beer.

Aroma and Flavor

Expect big, distinct tropical fruits like mango and papaya, balanced with orange, grapefruit, lemon and an overall citrus.  These are the driving flavors, and they are accentuated by distinct untertones of pine, fresh grass and earthy spice mixed with the light, almost acidic sweetness of pineapple.  

Alpha Acids: 14% - 16%
Beta Acids: 4.0% - 5.5%
Co-Humulone: 38% - 45%

Average Oil Content (% of Total Oils)

Total Oils: 1.6 - 2.5 mL/100g
Myrcene: 46% - 55%
Humulene: 14% - 18%
Caryophyllene: 8% - 12%
Franesene: <1.0%
B-Pinene: No Published Information
Linalool: No Published Information
Geraniol: No Published Information

Possible Substitutes for Azacca

While there are no accepted substitutes for Azacca, a blend of 30% Simcoe, 10% Jaryllo and 60% Idaho 7 might put you in the neighborhood.  

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