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.
Maturity: Early to Mid Season