Lotus™ is an USA aroma hop that has an alpha acid range from 13 to 17% and a beta acid range of 5-6%. It has been jokingly called Orange Creamsicle due to its overwhelming orange flavor and aroma.
Lotus™ was formerly known as Experimental #06297 and can be described as having flavors of orange, vanilla, berry and tropical fruit although the orange is really dominate thus leading to its moniker the Orange Creamsicle.
It is a great choice for use in IPAs, Pale Ales, and Wheats.
Lotus™ is available in Lupulin Powder/Pellet form under brands such as Cryo-Hops and LUPOMax. It is also frequently available in hop oil/extract form and in whole leaf hop form.
Co-Humulone as % of Alpha Acids: 33-39%
Total Oils (mL/100g): 1.5-2.5
Xanthohumol (X): 0.8-1.0%
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