Amarillo® - 100g

Ubiquitous Amarillo® hops are used in several commercial beers where its ultra-high myrcene content creates a delicious orange citrus flavour. It is also highly acidic, making it perfect for ESB’s and Pale Ales. A varietal of Virgil Gamache Farms, Inc., Amarillo® was discovered to be a mutation from another variety.

Characteristics Orange citrus flavour
Purpose Aroma
Alpha Acid Composition 8%-11%
Beta Acid Composition 6%-7%
Co-Humulone Composition 21%-24%
Country US
Cone Size Small
Cone Density Compact
Seasonal Maturity Mid
Yield Amount 1200-1600 kg/hectare (1075-1420 lbs/acre)
Growth Rate Moderate to high
Resistant to
Susceptible to
Storability Retains 96% alpha acid after 6 months storage at 20ºC (68ºF)
East of Harvest Moderate
Total Oil Composition 1.5-1.9 mL/100g
Myrcene Oil Composition 68%-70%
Humulene Oil Composition 9%-11%
Caryophyllene Oil 2%-4%
Farnesene Oil 2%-4%
Substitutes Cascade (US), Centennial, Ahtanum™, Chinook, Summer
Style Guide American Pale Ale, India Pale Ale, American Wheat, Bitter, Wheat Beer, Red Ale, ESB



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