Another post about a New Zealand hop variety: Pacific Jade.

It was released in 2004 from the New Zealand Hop Research Program at the HortResearch Center in Riwaka, NZ.

Pacific Jade hops were bred from a New Zealand variety called First Choice and Male Saaz.

Origin: New Zealand

Aroma/Flavor: Fresh citrus, black pepper spiciness, “soft” bitterness

Alpha Acid: 12 – 14%

Typical Usage: Bittering hop

Substitutions: Possibly Chinook or Magnum

Beer Styles: American versions of pale ales especially IPAs.