Southern Cross is a versatile dual-purpose variety suitable for hop additions throughout the brewing process. Its soft bitterness makes it a great boil hop, but its unique character combining citrus, pine resin & spice allows it to star in late additions & dry hopping.
Cultivation Area: New Zealand
Alpha Acids (%): 13%-14% (Co-Humulone Composition 28%)
Flavour & Aroma Profile
- Zesty lemon
- Pine needles
- Subtle spice
Recommended Beer Styles
- Pale ales
- India Pale Ales
- Lagers, especially NZ Pilsner
- The result of crossing NZ Smooth Cone hops with a Californian & English Fuggles hybrid.