Works really well in single hop applications to show case its fruity aroma characters balanced by the extraordinary quality of bitterness. Higher addition rates can really pack a fruit driven punch in bigger beer styles.
Initial brewing trials displayed a hop of great versatility with excellent stable flavour and aroma impacts. Fruity characters seen in sensory selections had carried through into the finished product, which was very satisfying. Importantly, the real stand out has been the consistency and quality of bitterness in dual purpose applications.
Kohatu Brand HORT3829 is a triploid aroma type produced through the crossing of a Hallertau Mittlefruh and a New Zealand Male with North American and European parentage. Kohatu was released from the New Zealand Plant and Food Research hop breeding programme in 2011.
Hops are sold in 100g vacuum sealed bags with specific batch details printed on label. Larger volumes are generally available with a discount for larger volume packs.