Developed at the New Zealand Horticultural Research Centre (now New Zealand Institute for Plant and Food Research) and released in 1976 as "Super Alpha", Dr. Rudi is a triploid variety bred from New Zealand Smoothcone. Its name was changed to Dr. Rudi in 2012. Dr. Rudi works well in single-hopped beers or in conjunction with multiple aroma varieties.
Brewing Usage: Dual Purpose
Aroma: Specific aroma descriptors include resin, pine, and lemongrass.
Alpha Acids: 10 - 12%
Beta Acids: 7 - 8.5%
Co-Humolone: 33 - 36% of alpha acids
Total Oil: 1.3 - 1.3 mL/100g
Possible Substitutions: Green Bullet
Typical Beer Styles: Ales, Lagers
*All hops in stock are stored in a cold environment to ensure the highest freshness possible. Alpha and Beta acid amounts vary between batches and may not be exactly as pictured, however are generally with in the ranges stated above.