Breeding/Development: New Zealand. Kohatu® is a dual purpose variety with mid-range alpha and fresh tropical fruit character.
Brewing Application: With characteristic tropical character and extremely stable flavor and aroma characteristics that carry through into the finished beer. Use as a single hop or part of a blend to deliver a fruit-driven profile in IPAs, dry-hopped sours, and blonde ales or lagers.
Sensory: Pleasant tropical fruit, showing bright lime and pineapple with traces of pine.
Hop Size 1 oz
Alpha Acid Range % 6.0 – 7.0
Beta Acid Range % 5.0 – 6.0
Co-Humulone as % of Alpha 21 – 23
Total Oil mL/100 g 1.0 – 1.5