Wai-iti is a low alpha-acid aroma variety versatile enough for single-hopped beers. It has a delightful fresh lime & stone fruit character, particularly when added late to the boil, & is bold enough to feature in full-flavoured West Coast-style IPAs & pale ales.


Cultivation Area: New Zealand

Alpha Acids (%):  2.5%-3.5% (Co-Humulone Composition 22%-24%)


Flavour & Aroma Profile

  • Nectarine & plum
  • Tropical lime

Recommended Beer Styles

  • Pale ales
  • India Pale Ales
  • Wheat Beers

Hop Substitutions

  • Riwaka


  • Wai-iti has a diverse ancestry including Hallertau Mittelfruh & Liberty hops