Akoya was bred as a cross between Zenith and a Hopsteiner male.
Flavor & Aroma Profile
Akoya is anaroma hopthat is typically used in only late boil additions, including dry hopping.
A classic aroma hop and was crossed in the Hopsteiner breeding program from the English variety Zenith and a male Hopsteiner breeding line. The aroma of raw hops can be described as herbal, citrus and tea-like, as well as slightly fruity with mint notes. Good resistance to diseases such as downy mildew and powdery mildew and Vertilicium wilt as well as drought stress. Main growing country is Germany.