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Rakau


Description: "A New Zealand triploid, purpose-bred and selected for its unique dual purpose brewing qualities and characteristics, Rakau has yielded great results over several brewhouse applications through sensory panels that have scored uniformly high on the quality of bitterness as well as unique fruity flavours and aromas. It was once described as “The whole orchard." It is often used in New World styles of ales and lagers where brash fruity character and big but well constructed bitterness is desired. It is great when used in combination of very late additions and dry hopping."

Most Used In:

Style Uses Avg. Usage Usage Range
American IPA53534%2% - 100%
Saison43965%6% - 100%
American Pale Ale33841%2% - 100%
American IPA25233%1% - 100%
Specialty IPA: New England IPA18433%2% - 100%
American Pale Ale18439%6% - 100%
Saison10853%8% - 100%
Double IPA7532%2% - 83%
No Profile Selected6633%3% - 100%
Imperial IPA6030%4% - 100%
Blonde Ale5955%6% - 100%
American Light Lager5045%6% - 100%
Specialty IPA: Red IPA4130%8% - 64%
English IPA3834%13% - 100%
International Pale Lager2845%12% - 100%
American Amber Ale2645%9% - 100%
Specialty IPA: Black IPA2629%6% - 57%
Specialty IPA: Belgian IPA2537%5% - 100%
American Wheat Beer2341%12% - 100%
Specialty IPA: White IPA2034%13% - 89%
California Common Beer1832%7% - 100%
British Golden Ale1746%17% - 100%
Experimental Beer1540%11% - 100%
Specialty IPA: Rye IPA1535%10% - 100%
American Amber Ale1534%11% - 62%
Standard/Ordinary Bitter1537%12% - 100%
Mixed-Style Beer1242%17% - 100%
Witbier1130%20% - 50%
Fruit Beer1159%20% - 100%
American Wheat or Rye Beer1137%9% - 100%
German Pilsner (Pils)1044%19% - 100%
Russian Imperial Stout1057%17% - 100%
American Stout981%40% - 100%
Baltic Porter996%68% - 100%
Weissbier968%25% - 100%
Extra Special/Strong Bitter (ESB)951%25% - 79%
Belgian Blond Ale965%14% - 100%
American Strong Ale952%11% - 83%
Czech Premium Pale Lager847%33% - 100%
Special/Best/Premium Bitter745%29% - 100%
English IPA740%15% - 60%
American Brown Ale745%11% - 100%
American Barleywine722%9% - 35%
Classic American Pilsner724%15% - 38%
Berliner Weisse761%30% - 100%
Vienna Lager653%50% - 67%
Belgian Pale Ale646%33% - 60%
Belgian Blond Ale639%22% - 71%
Imperial Stout630%12% - 50%
English Porter648%20% - 100%
American Barleywine616%3% - 33%
German Pils648%5% - 100%
Strong Bitter620%7% - 33%
Wild Specialty Beer560%20% - 100%
Blonde Ale553%38% - 83%
Mixed-Fermentation Sour Beer565%33% - 100%
Specialty Fruit Beer540%14% - 67%
Australian Sparkling Ale539%23% - 55%
Irish Red Ale540%30% - 46%
Best Bitter541%11% - 100%
Bohemian Pilsener534%27% - 45%
Cream Ale558%31% - 100%
Weizen/Weissbier587%33% - 100%
Ordinary Bitter443%21% - 100%
Czech Pale Lager453%21% - 77%
Dark Mild428%14% - 44%
Specialty Beer441%6% - 71%
Belgian Specialty Ale486%50% - 100%
Kölsch438%20% - 55%
American Lager347%25% - 91%
Belgian Golden Strong Ale353%40% - 68%
Sweet Stout366%47% - 100%
Berliner Weisse354%29% - 100%
Robust Porter360%40% - 100%
Belgian Tripel331%14% - 45%
Gose382%46% - 100%
Northern English Brown369%50% - 93%
Witbier376%27% - 100%
Belgian Dubbel352%52% - 52%
Cream Ale376%28% - 100%
Clone Beer363%21% - 100%
American Stout370%43% - 100%
Mild381%43% - 100%
American Brown Ale367%38% - 100%
Brett Beer228%14% - 43%
Weizenbock275%50% - 100%
Brown Porter290%80% - 100%
Tropical Stout275%50% - 100%
Light American Lager225%25% - 25%
Specialty IPA: Brown IPA244%42% - 47%
Foreign Extra Stout253%43% - 63%
Belgian Golden Strong Ale272%72% - 72%
Belgian Pale Ale241%18% - 64%
Belgian Dubbel236%33% - 39%
Specialty Smoked Beer249%47% - 50%
Fruit Beer235%24% - 47%
Belgian Dark Strong Ale233%28% - 38%
Wheatwine224%15% - 33%
Wood-Aged Beer253%40% - 67%
Helles Bock225%24% - 25%
Holiday/Winter Special Spiced Beer239%34% - 43%
Bière de Garde251%25% - 76%
Premium American Lager120%20% - 20%
Straight (Unblended) Lambic111%11% - 11%
Scottish Light153%53% - 53%
Winter Seasonal Beer1100%100% - 100%
Belgian Dark Strong Ale113%13% - 13%
Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer150%50% - 50%
British Strong Ale163%63% - 63%
British Brown Ale1100%100% - 100%
Oatmeal Stout1100%100% - 100%
Lambic1100%100% - 100%
Oatmeal Stout129%29% - 29%
Old Ale133%33% - 33%
Autumn Seasonal Beer1100%100% - 100%
Bière de Garde114%14% - 14%
Braggot1100%100% - 100%
Foreign Extra Stout142%42% - 42%
Kölsch117%17% - 17%
Dark American Lager1100%100% - 100%
English Barleywine142%42% - 42%
Irish Extra Stout139%39% - 39%
Dry Stout1100%100% - 100%
Belgian Tripel126%26% - 26%
Strong Scotch Ale1100%100% - 100%
American Porter133%33% - 33%
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