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Hop Amarillo (US) in pellets T90 in 5 kg bag Amarillo is a relatively new American hop variety that has been described as "super Cascade."
The bitterness is between 8 and 11%, making Amarillo a good hop for flavor and aroma
additions. The flavor profile is very citrusy, especially leaning toward a distinct orange flavor
and aroma. Amarillo is found as well to be somewhat sweet until it mellows out in a beer. It
should be used as aroma hop, but it could also be used as a bittering or a flavor hop. Proved to
be a good fit for Pale Ales and IPAs.
ORIGIN / HISTORY
USA origin. This hop was reportedly introduced by Virgil Gamache Farms Inc. and is a result of a
mutation of another hop variety.
Demonstrated good resistance to downey and powdery mildew and is moderately tolerant to
strains of verticillium wilt found in the state of Washington's growing areas.
Alpha Acids 8 – 11% w/w
Beta Acids 6.0 – 7.0% w/w
Cohumulone 21 – 24% of alpha acids
Total Oil 1.5 – 1.9 ml/100 g
Caryophyllene 2 - 4% of whole oil
Farnesene 2 - 4% of whole oil
Humulene 9 - 11% of whole oil
Myrcene 68 - 70% of whole oil
Type T90 Hop Pellets
Type Leaf Hops
Cascade, Centennial, possibly Chinook or Ahtanum