Rakau 2023

Red Plum, Apricot, Cannabis

.75 NZD/kg
of T90 Hop Pellets in x


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Harvest Notes

The 2023 Rakau was harvested on 30-Mar, 31-Mar. This Late harvested hop comes in T90 Hop Pellets from the 1, TS-N, Waghorn A block(s) of Freestyle Hops Sunrise Valley farm. This Rakau lot has field aromas of Red Plum, Apricot, Cannabis.

  • Grown by Freestyle Hops
  • Grown in Sunrise Valley
  • Block(s) 1, TS-N, Waghorn A
  • Type T90 Hop Pellets
  • Package 20kg (4 x 5kg foils)
  • Available in North America (East Coast - Maryland), North America (West Coast - CA), Europe, Australia, New Zealand
  • Alpha Acid 10.2% AA
  • Beta Acid 4.4% BA
  • Total Oil 2.7ml/100g
  • Kiln Temp 53.6°C (128.5°F)
  • Final Moisture 8.7%
  • Best by 1/01/2026


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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