A high alpha hop with distinctive tropical, grapefruit and passionfruit characters.
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.
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, light tropical fruit and passionfruit.
Moutere™ is an incredible NZ bittering hop, providing a soft hoppy bitterness that melts in the mouth or as a late addition, its high oil content and resinous character is best seen in classic beer styles including Lagers, Pale Ales and stronger IPA's or NEIPAS.