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Hop Type:Dual-PurposeOrigin:New ZealandAlpha Acid:6.0 - 7.0%Similar Varieties:Common Styles:Blond Ale, Belgian Ale, Wheat Styles
Kohatu is a very new variety with mid-range alpha and moderate amounts of aromatic oils. With characteristic tropical character but comparatively subtle profile for a Southern Hemisphere hop, Kohatu is a welcome addition to Belgian ales, wheat beer, or blonde ales where an “over the top” hop quality may not be desired; or as part of a blend with more intense varieties for New Zealand-style IPA. It features bright lime and pineapple notes with traces of pine. And it can exhibit a “dank” undertone desirable for some American craft styles.