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Alpha Acid: 11.2%
Country of Origin: New Zealand
Nelson Sauvin’s name is derived from the Sauvignon Blanc wine grape to which many agree has similar flavour and aroma characteristics. Developed in New Zealand and released in 2000, it is considered too wild for many major brewers.
Despite this, Nelson Sauvin has found significant use among craft breweries and home brewers for its eccentric characteristics.