A high alpha hop with distinctive tropical, grapefruit and passion fruit characters (17.5-19.5 % AA)
Moutere™ Brand HORT0605 is a New Zealand bred triploid variety with parentage from the New Zealand variety Southern Cross and a selected New Zealand male. Developed at New Zealands Plant and Food Research and released in 2015. The essential oil profile displays characteristics of intense fruit, citrus and resinous pine.
Delivers intense fruity oils with top notes of baking spice and sweet hay. Selected on good agricultural performance and late maturity this variety is currently the most recently selected from the Hops with a Difference programme.
Moutere is a big hop delivering high alpha acid with a generous weight of oil while its lower cohumulone provides a soft well-structured but solid bitterness. Sensory panels describe the flavours and aromas in the finished beer to be that of grapefruit, tropical and passionfruit.
'Ticks a lot of boxes’
Not clearly defined as yet as new varieties always find many applications as brewers become familiar with various nuances and behaviours. Given this hops big characteristics though most brewing trials focussed on the production of bigger styles such as IPA’s and included doubles.
We've purchased this hop in bulk and have lovingly vacuumed sealed it for you, to retain maximum flavour and aroma, PLUS bring you the best price. All our hops are kept refrigerated before you buy them.
Current alpha acid 17.6% -Alpha acid often varies, please inquire directly if you wish this confirmed.