Lotus is an aroma hop that is typically used in only late boil additions, including dry hopping.
Lotus is described as having orange, vanilla, berry, and tropical fruits and was jokingly called orange creamsicle. This is a proprietary hop from Hopsteiner formerly called Experimental #06297.
US - Pacific Northwest
Characteristics Orange, vanilla, berry, tropical fruits
Alpha Acid: 13-17%
Beta Acid: 5.5-6.0 %
Total Oil: 1.5-2.5ml/100g
History Lotus hops have a diverse parentage, including 50% Eastern Gold (a Japanese variety), 25% Apollo, Cascade, and USDA 19058.