Rakau 2021

Ripe Apricot, Red Plum, Cannabis

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Harvest Notes

The 2021 Rakau was harvested on 4-Apr, 5-Apr, 6-Apr 2021. This Late harvested hop comes in T90 Hop Pellets form from the Waghorn A, 1, 19 block(s) of Freestyle Hops Sunrise Valley, Upper Moutere farm. This Ripe Apricot, Red Plum, Cannabis Hop has a best by date of 1/12/2023.

About Freestyle Hops

  • Grown by Freestyle Hops
  • Grown in Sunrise Valley, Upper Moutere
  • Block(s) Waghorn A, 1, 19
  • Type T90 Hop Pellets
  • Package 20 kg
  • Available in New Zealand, United States
  • Alpha Acid 9.3% AA
  • Beta Acid 4.4% BA
  • Total Oil 2.4ml/100g
  • Kiln Temp 54°C
  • Final Moisture 10.6%


Rakau has distinct stone fruit aromas with apricot being the most prevalent and a well rounded dank character. The true measure of a hop is in the flavour and aroma it imparts to your beer. In this pursuit, we endeavour to grow the most flavourful and aromatic hops in the world. We are relentless about quality, continuously challenging ourselves to improve, with a singular focus: to grow an exceptional hop, so that you can create an exceptional beer.

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