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Yakima Valley Hops - Pekko


Description: "IS ANOTHER UNIQUE HOP VARIETY FROM ADHA, THIS ONE IS NAMED AFTER THE FINNISH GOD OF FARMING. PEKKO HAS A COMPLEX HERBAL CHARACTER THAT CAN BE LIKENED TO MINT, JUNIPER, OR SAGE. BECAUSE OF THIS, THE BITTERNESS COMES ACROSS AS VERY CLEAN AND CRISP WITH A PLEASANT BITE. THERE ARE BACKING NOTES OF TROPICAL FRUITS AND MELONS, BUT THEY ARE SUBDUED IN COMPARISON TO THE HERBAL NOTES. THE ALPHA ACIDS RANGE FROM 13-16%, MAKING PEKKO EFFICIENT WHEN USED AS A BITTERING HOP.PEKKO™ IS NAMED FOR THE FINNISH GOD OF FIELD AND CROPS. PEKKO'S™ COMPLEX AND CLEAN CHARACTERISTICS OF FLORAL CITRUS, AND MINT LEND ITSELF TO MANY DIFFERENT STYLES OF BEER. AROMA: CLEAN, PLEASANT, FLORAL, CITRUS, MINT, HERBAL, MELLOW, PINEAPPLE, THYME, SAAZ-LIKE CUCUMBER, SAGE, TOUCH OF LEMON "

Most Used In:

Style Uses Avg. Usage Usage Range
American IPA4040%4% - 100%
American Pale Ale1142%8% - 100%
American IPA935%5% - 100%
American Pale Ale865%33% - 100%
Saison634%6% - 90%
American Light Lager670%17% - 100%
Blonde Ale676%36% - 100%
Saison550%1% - 100%
Double IPA543%19% - 100%
German Pils569%13% - 100%
Specialty IPA: New England IPA536%5% - 100%