Hop Name: Shinshuwase

Common Usage: Aroma

Hop Characteristics
Alpha Range:5.8 - 5.8%
Beta Range:5.8 - 5.8%
Cohumulone Range:51 - 51%
Humulene Range:12 - 12%
Myrcene Range:57.56 - 57.56%
Farnesene Range:0.1 - 0.1%
Caryophyllene Range:20.3 - 20%
Total Oil Range:0.71 - 0.71 mL/100g
Shinshuwase (Shinshu-Wase) is a high yield, dual-use hop developed and grown exclusively in Japan where it is a major hop variety. It was bred from a Saazer and a White Vine OP. It was originally used as a bittering hop, but now is used by the Shiga Kogen brewery as an aroma hop. It averages an alpha content of 5.8%, but over a period of 8 years, it got up to 8% AAU, and an average cohumulone of 51%.

Commonly used in:
Origin: Japan
Storage: Retains 61% alpha acid after 6 months storage at 20 degrees C

Possible Substitutions:
Saaz  Saaz