All About Zamba Hops

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HS Zamba™ (HS-1214) is the first proprietary release in the BSG Hop Solutions Program, available exclusively from Brewers Supply Group. This hop blend is named for the overwhelming tropical dance explosion its aroma evokes.

Flavor & Aroma Characteristics

Hop profile chart for Zamba hops. Chart created by BSG.
Chart from BSG HandCraft

Tropical, Tangerine, Stone Fruit

Complex aroma characterized by juicy tropical fruits (pineapple, mango), stone fruits, candy, and orange tangerine.

Oil Fractions:

  • Mycene: 60-70%
  • Humulene: 9-13%
  • Caryophyllene: 5-8%
  • Farnesene: 1-4%

Homebrewing Applications

HS Zamba™ is perfect for late kettle and dry hop additions for big juicy and hazy IPAs, or any other hop-forward ale or lager.

Brewing Values:

  • Alpha Acid Range: 8-12%
  • Beta Acid Range: 4-6%
  • Co-Humulone as % of Alpha: 28-32
  • Total oils mL/100 gr.: 1.5-2.5

Homebrew Recipes Made with Zamba Hops

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